Couple charged in bank ATM heist

| 04/03/2014

(CNS): A 27 year old woman and a 41-year-old man have both been charged with burglary and damage to property following their efforts to make off with an entire ATM machine at the Marquee Plaza, Laurence Boulevard, George Town on Friday morning. The couple who were arrested soon after fleeing from the scene when police arrived at the Cayman National Bank cash point on 28 February. The couple appeared in court Monday 3rd March and the 42-year-old man was remanded in custody as inquiries continue while the woman was released on court bail. Police said that no cash was stolen from the ATM during the incident.

An RCIPS spokesperson had stated that when police officers arrived at the location following a report about the ATM attempted heist the group of people who were attempting to steal it all fled. The police gave chase and managed to apprehend and arrest the 41-year-old man while the 27-year-old woman was arrested later that morning.

Enquiries continue and anyone who may have information in relation to the incident should call the CID on 949-4222, or the RCIPS tip-line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477(TIPS).

 

Category: Crime

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