Police Force Investigates Robbery

(ZIZ News) — The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force is investigating another armed robbery.

On Saturday morning, ZIZ News learnt that university students who had gathered at the St. Johnson Community Centre for prayer and worship, on Friday night, were robbed by armed assailants.

According to a release from the police force, “the report made by the victims indicated that the group of students from a local university were using the facility and were approached by six armed assailants. The assailants, five males and one female, robbed the victims of cell phones, iPads, ATM cards, cash, identification cards and other personal items.”

ZIZ News understands that the male assailants wore dark coloured clothing while the female was dressed in a yellow t-shirt and brown trousers. The assailants reportedly left in a northerly direction. No one was injured in the incident.

Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Crime, Ian Queeley said that detectives of the Criminal Investigations Department have interviewed all the victims, and would like to make a call on the general public to call the CID if they have any knowledge of what transpired in the area on Friday night.

The incident reportedly occurred some time after 7pm on Friday.

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