Police have reported a breakthrough in the investigations of a robbery which occurred at the Western Union branch in Roseau on Thursday morning.

Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Kenth Matthew told Dominica News Online that two men has been taken into custody on the same day and a substantial amount of the money was recovered.

He said one security guard was slightly wounded in the incident and a pregnant woman employee of the establishment was traumatized. They were taken to hospital and subsequently released.

The incident occurred at around 7:30 on Thursday morning when two masked men, one armed with a gun, forced their way into the building on Hanover Street.

Two female employees and a male employee, who walked in during the robbery, were roughed up by the robbers before they made their escape with the loot.

The police did not report how much money was taken or recovered.