A police officer who was on duty in the area of Triq il-Mitħna, Qormi and heard a woman screaming for help, arrested the man who had just robbed her.
TVM is informed that the incident happened yesterday at around 4.45pm. The woman, 40, resident in Zabbar, was withdrawing money from an ATM. As she was doing so, a man came up behind her, put a knife against her back, grabbed her money and ran. The woman began screaming, at which point the police officer heard her and saw the man running away from the scene. Without hesitation, the police officer ran after him and arrested him there and then.
The thief was identified as a 41-year-old man from Zebbug and is expected to be arraigned in Court later today.