Hold-up at lotto office
An armed man carried out a hold-up at a lotto office in Valley Road, Birkirkara, yesterday afternoon, and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to a police report. At the time of the hold-up, only the lotto receiver was present in the office. No-one was injured.
Duty Magistrate Antonio Mizzi was informed of the hold-up and appointed a number of experts to help him in his inquiry. The police, who were informed of the hold-up at around 6 p.m., said investigations are continuing.