Supermarket manager held up
Owner of the supermarket franchise was forced to go inside the supermarket with the gangsters.
The franchise owner of a Champion supermarket in Sint-Truiden (Limburg) was held up this morning. When the man arrived at the supermarket, he was threatened by armed gangsters.
The franchise in question is located on the Luikersteenweg road in Sint-Truiden. The owner of the supermarket franchise was forced to go inside the supermarket with the gangsters. They demanded money from the cash registers.
The police were alerted and they surrounded the supermarket. They thought that the robbers were still inside, but as it turned out they had escaped via the roof. The gangsters are still at large. They made off with at least €25,000.
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