Three businesses hit by robbers

Robbers struck three businesses in George Town and West Bay late Tuesday night, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

The first incident was reported as an armed robbery at a West Bay bakery.

About 9:45pm, police said a man wearing a bandanna
around his face walked into Caribbean Bakery on Mount Pleasant Road. Police
said he threatened staff with what appeared to be a handgun before running
off with a sum of money. No shots were fired and no one was injured in the incident.

Police said the
suspect was last seen jumping the fence near Batabano Plaza.

He was described as being around 5’7″ in height, medium build, wearing a black hooded top and blue

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Detective Constable Howard Campbell
is appealing for witnesses to contact West Bay CID at 949-3999.

Another robbery and an attempted robbery were reported in George Town later the same night.

In the first incident, which occurred around 10.30 p.m., three men entered Kentucky Fried Chicken on West Bay Road.

Police said one of the men was armed with what appeared to be a firearm and said another man had a machete. The men allegedly threatened staff and made off with a sum of cash. No one was injured and no shots were fired.

Two of the men were described as having dark skin and the other had a light complexion. All three men are of slim build and between 5’4” & 5’8” in height. One spoke with a Caymanian accent, according to witnesses.

In the second incident, police said a masked man carrying what appeared to be a firearm entered the Champion House II restaurant on Eastern Avenue around 10.50 p.m. Police said he attempted to open the cash register but fled empty handed.

No shots were fired and no one was injured in the third incident.

The suspect was described as being around 5 feet in height, skinny build, wearing blue long pants and a dark coloured long sleeved shirt. He had his face covered, according to witnesses.

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