Tag: mugging

Two people mugged in WB hours apart

Two people mugged in WB hours apart

| 07/06/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating two separate street robberies that happened in West Bay less than ten hours apart but appear to have been perpetrated by different people. The first of the two muggings happened off Rosett Close in the Mount Pleasant area at about 4:45pm Thursday, when a lone robber took a woman’s bag at […]

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Man attacked with machete on home doorstep

Man attacked with machete on home doorstep

| 21/05/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): A George Town man who answered a knock on the door of his home Sunday evening was assaulted with what he believed was a machete by a masked man on the other side of the door. Police responded to the report of the attack at around 9pm and learned that as the victim opened […]

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Man mugged after sleeping in his car

Man mugged after sleeping in his car

| 18/05/2019 | 14 Comments

(CNS): A man who was sleeping in his vehicle in the parking lot of a Shedden Road bar in the early hours of Wednesday morning awoke to find an armed mugger demanding PIN numbers from him. According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the victim turned up at George Town Police Station shortly after […]

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Barmaid recalls ‘frightening’ robbery

Barmaid recalls ‘frightening’ robbery

| 29/04/2019

(CNS): A female employee at the Everglo Restaurant and Bar in Bodden Town who was robbed as she was leaving to go home in the early morning hours of 29 September last year told a jury she was frightened when the man approached her and demanded her purse. She said he appeared to have a […]

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Teenager denies WB beach mugging

Teenager denies WB beach mugging

| 26/03/2019

(CNS): Joshua Bush (18) pleaded not guilty to robbery on Friday, when he appeared in Grand Court in connection with a mugging at the West Bay Cemetery Beach last summer. Bush has denied being one of three people who attacked a man walking near the beach at around midnight on 7 July. The robbers reportedly […]

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Police round up NYE suspect in GT mugging

Police round up NYE suspect in GT mugging

| 04/03/2019

(CNS): A 31-year-old-man from George Town who was arrested over a robbery that took place on New Years Eve has now been charged and was due to appear in court Monday. The man is accused of threatening his victim with a knife before making off with his phone. The mugging happened in Greenwood Drive in […]

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Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

Gunman makes off with bag in doorstep robbery

| 12/02/2019 | 12 Comments

(CNS): An armed masked man made off with a bag containing personal items after a doorstep robbery outside a George Town home early on Tuesday morning. The victim was outside his house on Greenwood Drive at around 12:30am when he was approached by the masked robber, who appeared to be carrying a gun. The robber demanded his phone, […]

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Police on hunt for bald headed street robber

Police on hunt for bald headed street robber

| 15/01/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses to a street robbery around 8:30pm on Friday on Sound Way in George Town. A man who was walking along the road was approached from behind by another man, assaulted and robbed of his wallet and other personal items. The mugger, who was described as a dark skinned slim […]

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Victim injured fighting off street robber

Victim injured fighting off street robber

| 27/12/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A man was taken to hospital in the early hours of Thursday morning having sustained several injuries, including a fractured ankle and abrasions to his hands and knees, while fighting off and disarming a man who was trying to rob him. Police said they received a report at around 3:40am on 27 December of the […]

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Violent mugging lands GT man over two years in jail

Violent mugging lands GT man over two years in jail

| 01/11/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Azeem Delano Burton (20) was given a 25-month prison sentence on Thursday, following his conviction for a street mugging in Prospect earlier this year, when he made off with a wallet, jewellery and an Apple iPhone after he and another unknown mugger violently attacked the victim. Justice Marlene Carter, who presided over the case, said […]

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Machete wielding robbers steal jewellery

Machete wielding robbers steal jewellery

| 16/10/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Two men armed with machetes and dressed all in black struck a victim on the head in West Bay yesterday night before making off with his chain necklace, police have said. Shortly after 10pm officers responded to the robbery report at an address on West Church Street. The injured man said he had been […]

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