Police Seeking Witnesses to Lumberyard Robbery

On Saturday, August 2, at approximately 2:45 p.m., police on St. John were dispatched to a reported robbery at the Money Gram, located at the Lumberyard complex in Cruz Bay.
Police learned that a black male entered the business, pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. The suspect was given approximately $700 before fleeing the business on foot. Two cell phones were also taken from the business.
V.I. Police Department Chief Rodney Querrard is asking anyone who may have witnessed the robbery, or who may have witnessed the suspect entering or leaving the area (or knows the identity of the suspect involved) to please call the police at (340) 693-8880 or 911, or the Chief’s Office at (340) 715-5548.