Police are currently investigating a recent string of armed robberies that have taken place in Nevis On Tuesday, (Apr. 1) at around 8pm, 3 armed assailants held up a local variety store on Lowe Street, Charlestown. Police PRO Inspector Lyndon David said that the robbers were able to escape with an undisclosed amount of money. No suspects have been named in this incident and no one was injured, according to police. During the early morning hours on Wednesday, (Apr. 2), while the Nevis Bakery bread bus made its rounds In Barnes Ghaut, gunmen attempted to rob it. Reports are that large stones were placed along the path of the bus’ route, forcing the vehicle to come to a stop. One occupant left the vehicle to clear the way and was approached by assailants who had jumped out from nearby bushes. Luckily police officers were on foot patrol in the Barnes Ghaut area and gave chase to the assailants. Police opened fire and one of the robbers was hit in the leg. The injured male was taken to the Alexandra Hospital, while two others were arrested and taken into custody. However, no charges have been laid and all said to be assisting with the investigation, according to the Inspector David. The same bread van was targeted this past weekend when late Saturday morning (Mar 29) a gunman held it up in along Hanley’s Road. Police did not disclose how much money the assailant made off with.