CCTV appeal following jewellery shop robbery in Sliema

A CCTV appeal has been issued following a robbery in Sliema. Police said three men burst into a jewellery shop in Bisazza Street at about 3.45 pm on Tuesday afternoon. They pushed the 31-year-old woman cashier to the ground and smashed a number of glass display units containing rings, watches, bracelets and other valuables. The […]

Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac face carjacking gang

CCTV has emerged of the moment Arsenal footballers Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were targeted by moped robbers armed with knives. The thieves had approached the players outside Kolasinac’s house and attempted to steal a watch. Footage showed Kolasinac, who also plays internationally for Bosnia and Herzegovina, confronting the masked pair as one of them brandishes […]

Man jailed for robbing a bank with a banana

A man who robbed a branch of Barclays Bank armed with a banana has been jailed for 14 months. Laurence James Vonderdell, 50, entered a branch of Barclays and approached one of the tills holding a banana in an orange plastic bag. He told the cashier: ‘This is a stick up, give me the cash.’ He made off with £1,100 in […]

Conor McGregor accused of robbery charge in Miami

Conor McGregor has been charged with robbery after allegedly stamping on a fan’s mobile phone. Miami Beach Police said the Irish fighter slapped the victim’s phone out of his hands and ‘stomped on it several times’ after the man attempted to take a picture of the MMA star. The report added: ‘The defendant then picked […]

Woman speaks out after ‘brutal’ attack in Qawra

A mother-of-two has spoken out after a ‘brutal’ attack at her beauty salon in Malta. Anastasiya Rallo, 35, shared a shocking picture of her injuries on social media after she was assaulted on Wednesday morning at her shop in Qawra. She was treated at Mater Dei Hospital for a serious wound on her forehead as […]

Shock as shop owner is stabbed in Hamrun robbery

A shop owner has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed by a robber in Hamrun. Malta Police told 89.7 Bay they were called to a shop in Immaculate Conception Street in the town at around 3.15am on Wednesday morning. Officers think the robber broke in to the premises by smashing a window but then […]