Archive for December 14th, 2013

No bombs found after threats

| 14/12/2013 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Police have confirmed that there were bomb threats at both the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman and Caribbean Club this afternoon. Both resorts were searched but nothing suspicious was discovered, the RCIPS reported Saturday evening. At 4:15pm police, fire and other emergency personnel responded to the bomb threats at both locations. Traffic diversions and other precautionary measures were put in place and the two resorts were searched. It is not clear if the incident has yet been officially declared a hoax, like all previous bomb threats on Grand Cayman. Section 206 of the penal Code (2010 Revision) states that a “Bomb Hoax” is an offence, and on conviction a person can be sentenced up to ten years imprisonment and a fine of ten thousand dollars.

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Man hurt in robbery attempt

| 14/12/2013 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A victim of a street mugging in George Town was wounded on the leg on Friday evening when he was struck by a machete-wielding would-be robber. According to the police report, the incident happened at around 5:30pm yesterday, Friday 13 December. As the victim was leaving a bar on Martin Drive, he was accosted from behind by a man armed with a machete. The man demanded cash and used the machete to inflict injury to one of the man's legs. The assailant ran off on foot behind the Globe Bar. Police said that no description of the suspect could be provided and no money was stolen during the altercation.

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