British man slightly injured resisting attempted hold-up in Xaghra
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Police have said that a 47-year-old British man living in Gozo was slightly injured in the early hours of this morning.
The man had just closed his bar in Xaghra and was sitting in his car when two hooded people approached him, one of them was holding what appeared to be a firearm.
The man resisted them and managed to keep hold of one of the aggressors, The other one got away
Police said that they were called to the scene in Pjazza l-Vittorja, Xaghra at around 2.40am on Tuesday morning and arrested a 17-year-old youth who is currently under police custody for further investigations, and said that the fire-arm turned out to be fake.
Police investigations are still underway.