Archive for August 24th, 2014

Afternoon GT home invasion

| 24/08/2014 | 46 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the hunt for two armed men who robbed an apartment in the Windsor Park area on Friday afternoon at gun point. The home invasion took place at Quality Place Apartments on New Port Avenue in George Town just before 3 o’clock on 22 August in broad daylight and while the residents at the apartment were home. The two armed men demanded money and a phone before making their escape. Witnesses reported that both men were carrying silver handguns but no shots were fired and no one was injured during the robbery, police said. The men were said to be about 5’10 and 5’7 and one of the men, who had a light complexion, spoke with a Caymanian accent.

He had a slim build and was wearing a dark grey T- Shirt and dark blue ¾ jeans pants, with a black cloth covering his head, witnesses reported. The second suspect had a dark complexion and was of medium build wearing a grey T-shirt and ¾ black jeans pants, also with a black cloth covering his head.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the George Town Police Station CID on 949-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 (TIPS)

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Shots fired near West Bay restaurant

| 24/08/2014 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Police have recovered a number of spent shells not far from Super C’s Restaurant in West Bay and are now looking for whoever it was that fired the weapon. At around 4:52am on Saturday, 911 received a call that gun shots had been heard on Watercourse Road. An RCIPS spokesperson said police units were sent to the location, where it was determined that the firearm had been discharged in the vicinity of the local restaurant where the spent shells were found. Police said that there were no reports of anyone being injured. Anyone with information is urged to contact the West Bay Police Station CID at 949 -3999 or CRIME STOPPERS at 800-8477 (TIPS)

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Man’s body found at George Town apartments

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(CNS): A 58-year-old man was found unconscious by his roommate hanging from a door in his George Town apartment on Friday night, police have said. 911 received the emergency call at around ten o’clock and emergency response units were sent to the scene, which was understood to be at the Lakeside Apartments, but medical personnel were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at 12:20am on his arrival at the hospital. Although it looks like the man took his own life, police said further enquiries are being carried out by the George Town CID.

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