Tag: armed robbery

Armed man fires shots at gas station

Armed man fires shots at gas station

| 12/08/2020 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for an armed man after an attempted robbery at the Rubis gas station in East End on Tuesday evening. The man burst into the store wearing a dark coloured hoody and a black mask, brandishing a handgun, and demanded cash. He fired the gun into the ceiling of the […]

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Armed men rob people at bus stop

Armed men rob people at bus stop

| 30/07/2020 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Three men, one armed with a handgun and the others with machetes, were said to have robbed a number of people at a bus stop at the junction of Shedden Road and Eastern Avenue in George Town yesterday evening. However, police said that so far no victims have come forward to confirm they were […]

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Armed robbers hold up GT mini-mart

Armed robbers hold up GT mini-mart

| 10/07/2020 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Two men wearing masks and dark clothing and armed with a handgun held up a mini-mart in George Town Thursday night in the first armed robbery in Cayman since the lockdown. The stick-up happened at around 9:30pm yesterday at a convenience store on Mary Street. The men were said to have entered the shop, […]

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Woman arrested over booze shop robbery

Woman arrested over booze shop robbery

| 24/03/2020

(CNS): Police have arrested a 35-year-old West Bay woman in connection with an armed robbery at the Tortuga liquor store in Governor’s Square last month. However, she has not been charged and was granted bail following her arrest on Friday. CNS understands that the woman is a former employee at the store, which was robbed […]

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Two robberies in heart of tourist district

Two robberies in heart of tourist district

| 08/02/2020 | 84 Comments

(CNS): A liquor store at Governor’s Square was robbed at knifepoint Friday night and a man was mugged on the West Bay Road in the early hours of Saturday morning, as criminals struck in the heart of Grand Cayman’s tourist district. A member of staff at the Tortuga Liquor store was assaulted by robbers after […]

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Armed robber strikes in parking lot

Armed robber strikes in parking lot

| 23/12/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): An armed robber made off with cash and a mobile phone Thursday night, police have now revealed. The stick-up happened shortly after 10:00pm off Spruce Lane, in the Courts Road area of George Town. according to an RCIPS press release circulated Monday, four days after the incident. The robbery took place in the parking […]

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Masked men hold up gas station with machetes

Masked men hold up gas station with machetes

| 03/10/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two men who made off with an undisclosed quantity of cash from the Rubis gas station on Walkers Road, George Town, last night after an armed hold-up. Around 11:30pm on Wednesday the robbers, both wearing masks, burst into the mini-mart brandishing machetes and demanded cash from the clerk. […]

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Machete-wielding man robs liquor store

Machete-wielding man robs liquor store

| 31/07/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): A lone robber wearing a cream-coloured hoodie, a black mask and a pair of gloves, and wielding a machete, made off with an undisclosed small quantity of cash from Liquor-for-Less, close to Foster’s Airport supermarket in George Town last night. Police said that shortly after 10pm the man burst into the booze shop, where […]

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Teenage armed robber jailed for 7 years

Teenage armed robber jailed for 7 years

| 25/07/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Tyrec Christopher Johnson (18) has been sent to prison for seven years, following his conviction for attempted armed robbery with an unlicensed firearm. As he delivered his ruling on Thursday, the judge acknowledged that the teenager, who was just 17 when he held up the Captain’s Bakery on the West Bay Road last summer […]

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Masked robber holds up food truck

Masked robber holds up food truck

| 27/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(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 […]

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Robber targets restaurant and food truck

Robber targets restaurant and food truck

| 15/04/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is currently investigating two armed robberies that happened on Saturday evening, both committed by a man dressed in dark clothing and brandishing a machete. The police have not said if they suspect the two cases are linked, however, in both cases the robber demanded and then escaped on […]

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