Archive for September 17th, 2011

Cops close bypass during manhunt

| 17/09/2011 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service closed the Esterley Tibbetts bypass on Saturday afternoon as the hunted for a suspect wanted in connection with firearms offences. Police from the uniform support group were involved in the hunt after pulling over the suspect’s car behind the Ritz Carlton hotel. When the car stopped the driver reportedly escaped from the police and ran into the bushes close to the Island Heritage roundabout where the manhunt ensued. The man is said to be on an existing watch listed and not connected to this week s murders.

“We are currently searching for a suspect that was wanted by the police now for some time,” a police spokesperson but did not say if police believe the man is armed. Despite an air and ground search the man was not recovered police stated.

 

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