Woman robbed in George Town

A woman was physically assaulted and robbed late Monday night in George Town as she made her way home from a local bar.

Royal Cayman Islands Police said a man carrying what appeared to be a baton came up behind the woman on Slate Drive near Helen Drive and struck her.

After hitting the victim, police said the man shoved her to the ground and stole her hand bag. He was last seen running toward Helen Drive.

The robber was described as 5’11” with a slim build and dark complexion, wearing a dark short sleeved shirt and dark three-quarter length pants. The victim said the man had his shirt pulled over his head.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Detective Constable Andrew Bowen at George Town Police Station on 949-4222.