A man was arrested Friday in connection with an attempted robbery which occurred in George Town in the early hours of Tuesday, 9 March.
According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the suspect demanded cash after allegedly striking a 21-year-old American sailor in the face on North Church Street at around 2.10am Tuesday.
Police said the suspect fled the scene empty handed. He was last seen driving off in a Jeep Cherokee.
The victim sustained head injuries and was hospitalised overnight.
On Friday, RCIPS officers arrested a 28-year-old man in the Bodden Town area on suspicion of attempted robbery. He is now in police custody but no charges have been filed.