Tag: mugging

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, [...]

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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 [&helli [...]

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Teenagers arrested for West Bay mugging

Teenagers arrested for West Bay mugging

| 20/06/2018
(CNS): Two 18-year-old men from West Bay are currently in custody after they turned themselves in following a street robbery in the district on Tuesday afternoon. The mugging happened at around 3pm outside a shop on Boatswain Bay Road. A man had just exited the store when two men who were both know [...]

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Woman struggles during street mugging

Woman struggles during street mugging

| 25/04/2018 | 31 Comments
(CNS): A woman who was the victim of a street robbery on Sunday night attempted to fight off her attacker when she was grabbed by a man who had his face covered, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, who said that they did not receive the report of the mugging until Tuesday, 24 [&hel [...]

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Victim robbed and kicked by midnight muggers

Victim robbed and kicked by midnight muggers

| 10/04/2018 | 30 Comments
(CNS): A men fell victim to a gang of five or six muggers who made off with his cash and phone at around midnight on Sunday. Police responded to the report of the street robbery, which happened in the centre of George Town near to the junction of Rock Hole Road and Mary Street. During the [… [...]

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Man robbed of shoes and phone

Man robbed of shoes and phone

| 27/03/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): A man was assaulted and robbed of the shoes he was wearing, his phone and other personal items, as he was walking along Tropical Gardens Road, George Town, at around 5:30pm Friday, while it was still light. Police said that the man was approached by three men, all of whom appeared to be unde [...]

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Teen would-be robber claimed to have gun

Teen would-be robber claimed to have gun

| 14/03/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a young would-be robber who claimed he had a gun when he tried to rob two other teenagers on Seven Mile Beach Tuesday night. Police said that officers responded to the report close to Lizard Run Drive in the heart of Grand Cayman’s tourist district at around 9 [...]

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Teenager arrested after beach robbery

Teenager arrested after beach robbery

| 15/01/2018
(CNS): A teenager was arrested after police deployed the helicopter and road blocks in the wake of a robbery on Public Beach on Saturday night, one of two robberies this weekend where women were threatened with a knife and their handbags stolen. The juvenile suspect is believed to be one of three me [...]

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Tourist robbed near 7MB public beach

Tourist robbed near 7MB public beach

| 22/12/2017 | 101 Comments
(CNS): A visitor to Cayman who was walking with a friend just south of the Seven Mile public beach was robbed by two masked teenagers, armed with a machete and a bat, at around 10:30pm Wednesday. In an unusual scenario, police said that the victim negotiated with the two suspects, who were described [...]

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Robber with mental age of child jailed for 2+years

Robber with mental age of child jailed for 2+years

| 22/12/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A young man who was described by his lawyer as having the mental capacity of a 9-year-old child was jailed Thursday for 27 months for an opportunist street mugging in George Town two years ago. Charles Walton, who was 18 when he robbed a woman on the West Bay Road, cutting her purse straps [& [...]

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