A man who was robbing a house in Żejtun and attempted to hide on the roof was caught and arrested yesterday, the police have confirmed.
At around 2:30pm, the Malta Police Force was alerted to a possible crime in a home in Żejtun. Members of the Rapid Intervention Unit (RIU) were sent onto the scene in Triq il-Granmastru Perellos, where they came across a 40-year-old man hiding on the roof.
The man was arrested on the spot and is expected to be charged in court today.
Police investigations are continuing.