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1st Degree Robbery Reported

February 24, 2020

ST. CROIX, USVI – On Feb. 24 at around 12:38 a.m., a 1st Degree Robbery was reported to police.

The male victim reported that he was walking on Hams Bluff Road when a small white vehicle with two armed masked men exited the vehicle and approached him and demanded everything the he had. A struggled ensued between the victim and one of the suspects over his cell phone. The suspect brandished a handgun, pointed it at the victim’s head and discharged one shot that did not strike the victim. The suspects then took the victim’s cell phone and his backpack that contained personal documents, then left the area in their vehicle.

This incident is under investigation. Anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of these suspects is asked to call 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-8477.

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