Archive for May 21st, 2011

Man robbed of cash in street mugging

| 21/05/2011 | 7 Comments

(CNS): A man was uninjured following a street robbery late Friday, which took place near Larry's Tyre shop, on Shedden Road in George Town. Police say that at around 11.50 last night (20 May) the man was confronted by a masked suspect who appeared from nearby bushes. The suspect grabbed the man, pushed an unknown object into his side and demanded cash. The mugger ran off with an undisclosed sum of money and the victim was not hurt. The suspect is described as being about 5’ 9” tall and of medium build..  He was wearing a white short sleeved T-shirt, long blue jeans and spoke with a Caymanian accent.

Police asked anyone who was in the area at the time and has any information regarding the incident to call George Town CID on 9494222 or the confidential Crime  Stoppers number 8008477 (TIPS).

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Fire destroys George Town apartment

| 21/05/2011 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A flate night fire at an apartment on School Road in George Town on Friday has destroyed the property, CNS understands. Although officials have not yet confirmed how the fire started or details of the incident police have stated that there appears to be no suspicious circumstances and that no one was hurt in the blaze. According to witnesses at the scene the fire may have been started when a resident fell asleep smoking a cigarette. Fire crews and other emergency services were at the scene at around 11:15pm to put out the blaze but the apartment and the man's belongings were lost.  (Photo Dennie Warren Jr)

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