Daylight robbery in GT

| 28/04/2011

(CNS):Two armed masked men held up a George Town restaurant in the middle of the afternoon, Thursday and escaped with cash from the register and from a customer. George Town detectives said they are looking for the two suspects who were armed with a machete and what was believed to be a firearm when they robbed Miss Elaine’s Restaurant located on School House Road, George Town. The heist took place at just before 3pm when the men threatened staff at the local restaurant before making off with the restaurant takings and a wallet containing belonging to a customer.(Photo Dennie Warren Jr)

Police said the first of the robbers was described by witnesses as around 5’7” in height, slim built and wearing a Red ‘T’ Shirt, Blue Jeans Pants his cohort was said to be about 5’9” in height, slim built and wearing a White ‘T’ Shirt and blue Jeans pants. Both robbers had their faces covered with white woolen masks. The suspects left the scene on foot and were last seen running towards McField Lane. Police said that no shots were fired and no-one was injured in the incident.

Anyone who was in the area at the relevant time who witnessed the crime or the suspects making off from the scene is asked to contact George Town CID on 949-4222 or the confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477 (TIPS).
 

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  1. Michael Weston says:

    Black t-shirt bandit change he shirt. Neva catch him now.

  2. Anonymous says:

    The police have made real headway. You can’t expect crime to drop to zero: it can only be controlled, like mosquitoes and ‘flu. Give the police credit where credit is due. And if we hoped our young would look up to our leaders and emulate them, well, they’re doing a pretty good job of it. In fact, they’re a mirror to some who should be demonstrating leadership through the integrity of their actions, but can’t find it within themselves and don’t know the meaning of shame.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Bush only pays attention to crime, when it comes close to Tourism, the Rich Man and his home. He don’t care a 1cent for the small businesses. He only cares about the Rich man.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Well it was Thursday yesterday…

  5. Anonymous says:

    Back to normal i see.

  6. Sunneversets says:

    Is this is headline?  Everytime I go into a shop in George Town I am the victim of a daylight robbery.

  7. Lachlan MacTavish says:

    You cannot go back…….

    But you can learn from your mistakes……

    I used to enjoy stopping at the 7-11 and gettin a pattie from Mista Bodden in his white pants, white shirt and the hat. Wonderful times…..

    Bush has lostcontrol of the Cayman Islands. 

    A true leader would NOT accept the level of crime in his/your country.

    Bush would like to continue as an elected member only to make a fat pay cheque, get a great pension ( at your expense West Bay )  and get into bed with some developers and get a piece. 

    It is time for an attack on crime, no Bush finga pointin from Bush, someone needs to do something.

    Alden…what will you do to address the crime in Cayman?????

  8. Cayman Justice says:

    Don’t worry. I predict an overthrow of Bush. Mike Adam gets the police. Baines leaves and Caymanians rejoice.

    • Anonymous says:

      and crime…? 

      • Anonymous says:

        and crime?… will go through the roof.

        Whether you like Baines or not on a personal level, I do not believe anyone can claim he has been unsuccessful. In his time on the Island we have seen a reduction in Murders, the gang problems are not making the news every day, and the police do seem to have gotten a handle on this latest crime spike. A few months ago everyone was saying that armed robberies averaged out at one every 2 or 3 days. What’s the average now? A couple of articles below this one there’s a story of a burglar being caught in the act and arrested by the police, but there’s not one comment about that. Some people are only happy when they are complaining, and that does a disservice to the people in charge of the RCIPS whose policies are beginning to pay dividends, but more importantly it’s a crushing blow to the rank and file police on these islands who are trying their hardest to make a difference.