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Police Investigate Armed Robbery and Break-in

St. Croix Police are investigating an armed robbery and a break-in; the first occurred Friday at Estate Peter’s Rest, the second at Harbor View apartments on Saturday.

A male victim on Friday was assaulted and robbed of cash and a cell phone at gunpoint at Estate Peter’s Rest at approximately 10 p.m. when police were dispatched to the scene.

According to a VIPD release, the victim told police he parked his car in the parking lot and saw two unknown persons wearing black T-shirts, washed-out jeans and shirts covering their faces. Allegedly, the people approached him and demanded money, and they began to fight. According to the victim, one of the suspects had a handgun and struck him on his head and took his cash and cell phone.

On Saturday, a man living at Harbor View apartments was allegedly robbed of his personal effects, but was not injured.

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At 3:15 a.m., police were dispatched to investigate a burglary at the private residence. According to police the victim said he secured his home, went to sleep, and when he woke up at about 2:30 a.m., he saw a door ajar that he had closed earlier. The victim said his TV, cell phone and flashlight were missing. He could not be sure if the door had been locked.

Anyone knowing anything about these cases is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 712-6077, 712-6037 or call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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St. Croix Police are investigating an armed robbery and a break-in; the first occurred Friday at Estate Peter’s Rest, the second at Harbor View apartments on Saturday.

A male victim on Friday was assaulted and robbed of cash and a cell phone at gunpoint at Estate Peter’s Rest at approximately 10 p.m. when police were dispatched to the scene.

According to a VIPD release, the victim told police he parked his car in the parking lot and saw two unknown persons wearing black T-shirts, washed-out jeans and shirts covering their faces. Allegedly, the people approached him and demanded money, and they began to fight. According to the victim, one of the suspects had a handgun and struck him on his head and took his cash and cell phone.

On Saturday, a man living at Harbor View apartments was allegedly robbed of his personal effects, but was not injured.

At 3:15 a.m., police were dispatched to investigate a burglary at the private residence. According to police the victim said he secured his home, went to sleep, and when he woke up at about 2:30 a.m., he saw a door ajar that he had closed earlier. The victim said his TV, cell phone and flashlight were missing. He could not be sure if the door had been locked.

Anyone knowing anything about these cases is asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 712-6077, 712-6037 or call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.