Police investigate attempted restaurant robbery

| 13/10/2009

(CNS): Police have said that officers are now investigating a report of anattempted robbery that took place on Friday night, 9 October, at approximately 11:15pm at Chester’s restaurant. It was reported that two men carrying machetes had attempted to rob the restaurant on Bodden Road, Bodden Town. The perpetrators entered the restaurant with machetes and demanded money from an employee, police have said . The two men were then said to have made a quick escape without any cash and it is believed they left in a vehicle. 

These men are described as wearing dark blue long sleeved shirts, black jeans and black gloves and white sneakers. They had their faces covered with a white cloth. One is said to about 6 feet in height and the other 5’ 7’’.

Earlier this year robbers made off with cash after using machetes to threaten the victims in the apartments adjacent apartments on the premises by the restuarant and were pursued by a local man who gave chase when he witnessed them escaping as he ate in Chester’s restaurant.

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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