Hold up at Birkirkara shop

The police are investigating a hold-up from a gaming shop in Valley Road, Birkirkara.

The robbery took place last night at around 1opm when a masked man armed with a firearm, entered the shop and demanded money from the employee. The thief fled with the cash and no one was hurt in the incident.

The police have arrested a person who is helping with the investigations being led by the Department of Criminal Investigations and the district police. A magisterial inquiry has been opened by Magistrate Natasha Galea Sciberras.