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Jun 14, 2018

Armed Robbers Target Balloon Bar Pizzeria

On Wednesday night around eight-twenty, robbers struck the Balloon Bar Pizzeria on Marine Parade.  Police say they were called out to the establishment where they learnt that two armed robbers entered and demanded money. Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino says the thieves attacked the business owner and his employees.


Wilfredo Ferrufino

Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino, C.I.B., Eastern Division

“Police responded to a robbery on Marine Parade, this would be the Balloon Bar Pizzeria. The owner of the establishment, Mr. Ahmet Bekiz, reported that he was inside the establishment along with four of his employees when two male persons of dark complexion entered the business, one of whom was armed with a firearm. They proceeded to rob the workers of cell-phones and jewelry and they made their escape in a black pickup truck. The matter is under investigation. We are seeking two suspects at this time and the investigation continues. The owner of the firearm was hit with the firearm above his left eye and he was left with a cut wound, nothing major.”

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