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Axe-wielding man robs Wiltz supermarket
Luxembourg

Axe-wielding man robs Wiltz supermarket

15.12.2013 From our online archive
A masked suspect on Saturday evening robbed a discount supermarket in Wiltz, threatening employees with an axe.

(CS) A masked suspect on Saturday evening robbed a discount supermarket in Wiltz, threatening employees with an axe.

The man managed to escape with a substantial sum of money, which he stored in a black backpack. The robbery, which occurred around 5.45pm, took only around 15 seconds, employees said. No one was injured.

Police immediately launched a man-search, but were unable to locate the suspect, who was wearing a balaclava, as well as dark blue jeans.

The suspect was speaking Luxembourgish and was described as being of medium height and thin build.