Police detectives are today investigating an early morning armed robbery at Ice Queen in Paget that occurred around 2:45am this morning (February 1st).
A spokesman said: “It appears that three men entered the establishment – with two brandishing knives and one brandishing what appeared to be a firearm – and demanded money.
“The perpetrators fled on foot a short time later with a quantity of cash and were described as: approximately 6 feet tall wearing a camouflage coloured helmet with a tinted visor and black hoodie with white writing on the front; approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall wearing a black helmet with a tinted visor and black varsity jacket with white sleeves; and approximately 6 feet tall wearing a black helmet with a tinted visor and all black clothing respectively.
“During the incident one of the employees was punched in the face and sustained a cut above his eye. However, he declined medical attention. The scene has been processed and inquiries continue.”
Any witnesses are encouraged to call the Serious Crime Unit on 247-1739 or the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers hotline on 800-8477.