Man mugged in daylight robbery

| 20/10/2020 | 26 Comments
Cayman News Service

(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses to a street robbery that took place this morning near a busy part of Eastern Avenue at the junction of Shedden Road in George Town. At around 10am on Tuesday, 20 October, a man was approached by the robber, who brandished what appeared to be a gun before taking cash and personal items. No one else was injured by the perpetrator, who fled the scene on foot.

Police have not released any details or descriptions of the suspect. However, they are urging anyone who may have seen the mugging or has any information to call George Town CID at 949-4222.

Anonymous tips can be provided to the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or the police 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:

    Before we get all paranoid. When last was a robbery reported in the news? Cayman is still the safest place to be, crime or Covid. Disbelieve me- check the Caribbean news or Global news, including UK.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Small time jobs are the best. Very low risk!!

    • Anonymous says:

      But if you do get caught or grassed up 10 years for the firearm, and for what – a cell phone and the cash in the victims wallet?

      • Anonymous says:

        These victims are targeted, they are carrying a lot more than just the cash in their wallets and a cell phone.

      • Anonymous says:

        These people are desperate. That’s 10 years free rent and food in Northward Hotel with no hard labor.

        Win/win for the criminals while we pay for it.

      • Anonymous says:

        In that location, it was like the proceeds from the Numbers game they were after.

  3. Anonymous says:

    there needs to be full time police patrols on eastern/shedden…aka little kingston.

  4. Biden 2019 says:

    Was that the Donald? Gun, what gun? Who is Donald? Remember to vote. I forget. Remind me to vote. Biden 2019.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Cayman is too easy on criminals, period. Beat them every day and twice on sunday and let them go after a month,then we will see a very big drop in crime, also do this to the policiations

  6. Anonymous says:

    It’s time, pension money done. Alden was warned.

  7. jailbird says:

    CNS If you see more nutty comments than usual it’s the quarantiners trying to pass the time to avoid going crazy with boredom.

  8. PCPlod says:

    Obviously the perpetrator was a professional, that’s the best way to escape from the police.

  9. Anonymous says:

    really, really desperate

    or really, really dumb

  10. Any says:

    And so it begins…People are starting to get desperate for money. 1000 stipend a month from government is not enough to survive in Cayman. Open the borders and let people go back to work. Following CDC guidelines can help not spread the virus

    • Anonymous says:

      Yeah it was fun not working for a while but stipend and pension payout gone now.

    • Anonymous says:

      Don’t care, I’d be homeless and broke before I’d rather people. Lock them up.

    • Anonymous says:

      I’m happy to accept a tarp to live under for a stipend.

    • Anonymous says:

      3;33 pm, your are crazy, open the borders and Cayman will get a surge of the C-virus and another lock down, I wonder if you have enough sense to know what another lock down will do

    • Big Pappa says:

      Your momma ought to have slapped you really hard on the side of your head to knock some of that stupidity out of you. Obviously she did not. There’s been plenty who went hungry and did not go buying guns and sticking up people you big Moron!

    • Anonymous says:

      Repatriation flights anyone…..hello?

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