A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery of a gaming shop in Ta’ Xbiex.
At around 9.30am on Friday, a man armed with a knife entered the store on Princess Margaret street, demanding cash from the 22-year-old female cashier.
He made off with a sum of money and police had been searching for him.
In a statement on Monday, police said they had arrested a 25-year-old resident of Ħamrun and expected to charge him in the coming days.
Two policemen on patrol in the locality had spotted the man riding a bus who matched the description of the alleged thief.
He was arrested in the area of Blata l-Bajda and taken to the police station.
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