Saturday, Oct 25th

LATEST:
You are here: Islands Islands News Scotiabank victim of armed robbery

Scotiabank victim of armed robbery

page1a021COLE BAY--Scotiabank on Welfare Road, Cole Bay, was the victim of an armed robbery on Wednesday morning.

According to eyewitnesses, three armed men entered the bank, discharged their firearms into the air and told everyone to "shut up." Another witness stated that three shots had been fired and customers had been made to lie on the floor.

The robbers then took an undisclosed amount of cash from the tellers and made off in a blue minivan. The alarm button was said to have been activated only after the robbers left the bank.

The getaway vehicle was located by police up a road across from Tropicana Casino. Its ignition appeared to have been hotwired and the robbers are believed to have made off on foot in the Cay Bay area. Police units were seen looking for the robbers in the area of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Cay Bay on Wednesday morning and police surrounded the area in an effort to find them.

Police spokesman Inspector Ricardo Henson confirmed that the incident had taken place, but was still in the process of collating information up to press time.

Image
Port, Health Ministry discuss Ebola virus
Saturday, 25 October 2014
POINTE BLANCHE--Health Care Ministry VSA and Port St. Maarten officials met this week concerning... Read more...
Seniors discuss concerns, National Development
Saturday, 25 October 2014
BELAIR--The St. Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association (SMSPA) held a well-attended seminar on... Read more...
Image
Rights report points to ‘unchecked homophobic violence’ in Jamaica
Friday, 24 October 2014
NEW YORK, United States--A new human rights report has pointed to what it describes as "unchecked... Read more...
Image
Hurricane Gonzalo’s damage in Bermuda estimated up to $200M
Thursday, 23 October 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--Hurricane Gonzalo caused between US $200 million and US $400 million in... Read more...
Image
As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm
Friday, 24 October 2014
NEW YORK--News of New York's first case of Ebola was met with worry and even anger on Friday, but... Read more...
Image
Two killed, 4 hurt in school shooting
Friday, 24 October 2014
MARYSVILLE, Washington--A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he... Read more...
Image
Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks
Friday, 24 October 2014
OTTAWA/HAMILTON, Ontario--Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that... Read more...
Putin accuses United States of damaging world order
Friday, 24 October 2014
LAURA, Russia--Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering... Read more...
Image
"We won't pay," furious Cameron tells EU summit over surprise bill
Friday, 24 October 2014
BRUSSELS--In a vivid display of fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David... Read more...
Cuban economists press for deeper reforms
Friday, 24 October 2014
HAVANA--Some of Cuba's best-known economists are openly questioning the very core of the... Read more...
Image
All about kindness
Friday, 24 October 2014
Dear Editor, Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address an exceptional teacher from... Read more...
Image
Happy without him
Friday, 24 October 2014
Dear Queenie, My wife's father is a mean person who likes to manipulate others into doing whatever... Read more...
Image
St. Martin Veterans back to back champions in Tortola
Friday, 24 October 2014
MARIGOT--St. Martin Veterans were crowned back-to-back Champions at the 3rd Annual Old Madrid... Read more...
Image
Real, Barcelona set for titanic 'Clasico' battle
Friday, 24 October 2014
MADRID-- Clashes between Real Madrid and Barcelona are rarely short on drama and Saturday's La Liga... Read more...
Image
Matthew McConaughey enjoying his Interstellar career heights
Friday, 24 October 2014
KILLEEN, Texas--Matthew McConaughey's upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be... Read more...
Image
UK's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet
Friday, 24 October 2014
LONDON--Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday... Read more...
Image
Dudley dodges death
Friday, 24 October 2014
A true story of how boat dweller Dudley Campling survived Hurricane Gonzolo   By all accounts,... Read more...
Image
Tricks, treats or trivia?
Friday, 24 October 2014
~ The history of Halloween ~   Once upon a time, there lived an ancient people known as the... Read more...
Editorial - Enough reason
Friday, 24 October 2014
Some local residents no doubt will be relieved that the fogging in the districts is now scheduled... Read more...
Editorial - On their own terms
Thursday, 23 October 2014
MAN leader Charles Cooper did the right thing by apologising for saying "blood will flow" should... Read more...
Image
Saturday Oct. 25, 2014
Friday, 24 October 2014
Image
Friday Oct. 24, 2014
Friday, 24 October 2014
Notices October 25
Friday, 24 October 2014
Sunday, October 26 DEMOCRACY MARCH Organised by People United for True Democracy Starting on the... Read more...
Notices October 22
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...