Armed robbery at supermarket in Defiance area

The Special Robbery Unit of the Police Department is investigating an armed robbery on a supermarket on Hilda B. Richardson Road, Defiance. This robbery took place on Friday, May 14 around 5:00pm. Central Dispatch received several calls about a robbery in progress and immediately directed the police patrols to the area. 
At the scene, officers spoke to victims and several witnesses. According to the information, two young masked man armed with a handgun threatened the employees and took money from the cash register. The suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. This investigation is still ongoing.
Anyone with information about this robbery is urged to contact the Police Force on +1 721- 542 22 22 ext. 204 / 205 or the police tip line on 9300. You may also leave a private message via Facebook page: Police Force of Sint Maarten – Korps Politie Sint Maarten.