Masked robber holds up food truck

| 27/05/2019 | 10 Comments

Cayman News Service(CNS): A masked man armed with a machete robbed a food truck on Crewe Road at around one o’clock Saturday morning, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The man, who was dressed all in black, brandished the machete and demanded cash from workers at the Burger Shack trailer close to the Grand Harbour Roundabout. Taking an undisclosed amount of money, he fled the scene on a bicycle towards Tropical Gardens, police said. The suspect was described as having a slim build, wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants and black shoes.

The matter is currently under police investigation and anyone with any information is asked to contact George Town CID at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided to the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I had a chat with someone who works in a food truck that told me they’d be held up. There’s an obvious fix here people – go cashless. Put a big sign up that says “NO CASH – DEBIT / CREDIT CARDS ONLY AS WE KEEP GETTING HELD UP”

    I’m sure your customers would understand. But once again this is a far too obvious solution for some business owners to comprehend and would rather leave their staff in a high risk situation.

  2. Anonymous says:

    He must be very strong.

  3. Anonymous says:

    how can something as serious as this be spoken of as ‘laughable?’. this is a very serious situation that needs to be nipped in the bud “ASAP. Please be more sensible when commenting.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Thought crime was down in th C.I.

  5. Anonymous says:

    They need to place an undercover at these food trucks for about 2 weeks and you will catch whoever is robbing them. It happens basically ever weekend. Its laughable.

    • Anonymous says:

      Agree. Armed undercover unit. Hey, why not have an officer inside the trucks for as long as it takes? Win-win.

  6. Anonymous says:

    I hope these poor folks working on these trucks get danger money. Or a gun.

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