Teenager admits street robbery

| 26/07/2019
Cayman News Service
Cayman Islands courts

(CNS): Romero Brown (19) admitted mugging a man on the street last weekend close to the the Margaritaville Resort on the West Bay Road. In a case that seems to have been handled exceptionally quickly, the teenager was caught with the help of an off-duty officer after the robbery, which happened around 5:30 in the morning last Saturday. He was charged shortly afterwards, having been caught in possession of his victim’s phone.

Standing in the dock Friday, he pleaded guilty to the charge and a sentencing date was set for early September in order for a social inquiry report to be conducted, as the young adult has a history of run-ins with the law and a very unstable background.

Before he was remanded in custody, the judge urged the teenager to cooperate with those conducting the report, as it was in his interests to do so.


Category: Courts, Crime

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