Undisclosed amount of cash stolen in Cospicua hold-up

An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen in a hold-up on a shop in Cospicua on Friday afternoon, the police said on Saturday.

The hold-up took place in Santa Tereza Street at 6.30pm.

A man armed with a knife entered the shop and demanded money from the cashier, a 30-year-old woman resident of Gzira.

He then made off with the cash. The police did not say whether the man escaped on foot or in a vehicle.

Magistrate Aaron Bugeja is leading an inquiry.

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