Robbers charged following cinema mugging

| 28/01/2009

(CNS): Two men have been charged with robbery following an incident which occurred on Monday, 19 January at the car park between the Marquee Plaza and Triple Crown. 21-year-old Rex Watler and 18-year-old Obed Rivers will appear in court this morning (Wednesday, 28 January). They were arrested on 19 January by officers from George Town CID who investigated the robbery of a 44-year-old man who had been robbed of his wallet that day.

Police reported at the time that detectives in George Town had arrested three men and seized a car following the robbery which occurred in the early hours of Monday,19 January. The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at approximately 12:20am from a member of the public reporting that a man had been robbed. Police and medics responded and found that the victim received a wound to his forehead and was robbed of his wallet.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling crime stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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