Tag: mugging

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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Robbers strike in Bodden Town

Robbers strike in Bodden Town

| 30/09/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a street robbery and attempted liquor stick-up, both of which happened in Bodden Town on Friday night-Saturday morning. In the first case, two masked men approached the front door of a liquor store on Hirst Road, near Countryside, just before 10pm and tried to force open the locked door but when they failed […]

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Man escapes armed would-be muggers by 7MB

Man escapes armed would-be muggers by 7MB

| 19/08/2018 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Two armed men, believed to be in their early- to mid-twenties, confronted another man on Thursday night at around 10pm outside a condo development just south of the Seven Mile Public Beach. The victim said he did not know the men and he managed to get away from them before they were able to take […]

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Victim escapes in attempted street robbery

Victim escapes in attempted street robbery

| 30/07/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A man was hit over the head and threatened with a knife by would-be muggers this weekend, before he managed to escape. Police said that while they are keeping an open mind, the modus operandi of the perpetrators in this attack is similar to an incident late on Thursday night in South Sound, where another […]

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Muggers injure cyclist in street robbery

Muggers injure cyclist in street robbery

| 30/07/2018 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Three muggers attacked a man riding a bicycle late Thursday night as he was riding home from work. Police said that one man was apparently hiding behind a container at a construction site on South Church Street in the vicinity of Thompson Way, when he hit the victim on the back of his head, […]

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Robbers stab and tie victim up on WB beach

Robbers stab and tie victim up on WB beach

| 07/07/2018 | 45 Comments

(CNS): A man was attacked, stabbed, tied up and robbed by three men just after midnight Saturday near the popular West Bay Cemetery each. The RCIPS said that the victim was attacked by a gang of men, one of whom had a baton and another a knife. As they approached him, he was struck with the […]

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