A gang of about four young men, armed with guns and knives, robbed an American couple who had a toddler in a stroller at the time, according to law enforcement sources.
The couple and their child were not harmed.
The incident occurred on Thursday, January 11, 2018, after 10 p.m. while the USA couple were walking from Massy Stores supermarket in Rodney Bay, Gros Islet.
According to the sources, the bandits appeared to be in their teens to early 20s and were in a white vehicle.
The couple, who recently arrived in Saint Lucia, were relieved of a silver iPhone 6, an undisclosed sum of cash and other items.
Reports are that the couple is offering a cash reward of US$100 to recover the phone.