CUPECOY--The Special Robbery Unit is investigating the armed robbery of a couple who were on Cupecoy Beach near Ocean Club at 2:00pm Sunday.

According to police, Z.J.A.S. and V.T.A.M. were at the beach when they were suddenly ambushed. Three men, one of whom was carrying a gun, threatened the victims with the firearm while the other suspects robbed them of their backpacks containing their personal belongings. After the robbery the suspects fled the scene, possibly on scooters.

The Special Robbery Unit requests that anyone who may have information regarding this robbery get in contact with the police by calling 542-2222 ext. 213 or 214. They can also contact the Emergency Dispatch by calling 911.