Both employees worked at the Shell service station of Montagne Longue when they were surprised by individuals around 19: 30 pm on Wednesday 3 August. The individuals assaulted them before trying to steal the earnings of the day. However, they left with Rs 500 only.
The two employees were wounded and were taken to SSRN Hospital in Pamplemousses. Police in the area were alerted and an investigation was opened. The Scene of Crime Unit and Police Dog Unit were also called on the premises.
This robbery comes two days after the robbery of the Total service station at Solitude. The robbers were equipped with swords and knives. They assaulted the manager before snapping up Rs 200,000.