Two men arrested in Valletta over hotel theft

The two men were arrested from a residence in Valletta after robbing a hotel and a shop

A 23-year-old and a 31-year-old have been arrested by the police and will be brought before the Court later on Monday, following an investigation into a series of thefts.

The accused are alleged to have committed two thefts, one from a hotel and another from an establishment, both in Valletta.

The first robbery happened on 7 March, when at around 5:15pm were notified that an unknown person/s had robbed a hotel in Triq Sant 'Orsla.

Two days later, at around 8:15am, police were notified that another robbery had occurred during the night at a shop in Triq il-Merkanti

Investigations led police to the two men, who were then arrested from a Valletta Residence.

Police are continuing their investigation into the matter, and the case is currently ongoing.

Magistrate Marseann Farrugia will preside over the case.