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2 Masked Armed Men Try To Enter Occupied Hotel Room At Emerald Beach Resort In St. Thomas: VIPD

Emerald Beach Resort (Photo from TripAdvisor)

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two masked men armed with handguns went to a Lindbergh Bay resort in St. Thomas on Friday morning and attempted to enter an occupied hotel room.

VIPD Officers along with Virgin Islands Port Authority Officers responded to a report of a robbery at Emerald Beach Resort at 9:51 a.m. Friday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

“Investigation revealed two unknown Black males, wearing black hoodies and face masks, armed with handguns, attempted to gain entry into a hotel guest’s room,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “The guest denied the suspects entry into the room and they subsequently fled the area.”

VIPD detectives are urging anyone with information about this incident to contact them by calling 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 extension 5557, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-8477.

The VIPD reminds you: “Remember, if you see something, say something.”

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