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Victim of attempted mugging has heart attack

Victim of attempted mugging has heart attack

| 19/10/2014 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A 27 year old George Town man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery while one of his victims has been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack. The police said that they received a report of the stick-up attempt just after two o’clock in the morning Sunday in central George Town. Three people who were attending a social event on Shedden Road said they were approached by a man armed with a machete who attempted to rob one of the individuals in the group. Although police said that no one was injured during the offence the threatened man suffered a heart attack in the wake of the incident.

When the police attended the scene they arrested the suspect who is still in police custody assisting with the investigation. The victim who had suffered a heart attack shortly afterwards was transported to George Town Hospital; he was later taken to Health City in east End where he is presently in stable condition.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact DS Andrew Graham at the George Town Criminal Investigation Department on 949-4222, the RCIPS tip line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers 800-8477 (TIPS)

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