Two armed Royal
Cayman Islands Police Officers interrupted an attack on a woman early Thursday
morning in West
patrolling along Garvin Road,
West Bay in the pre-dawn hours Thursday. They
approached a parked vehicle in the area and saw what they described as “a savage
attack” on a young female who was in her car.
The offender ran off into the bush when the officers approached, police said. The officers
rendered first aid to the victim who had suffered a cut throat as well as
bruising to her face.
She was taken
to hospital in stable condition and is expected to survive.
A full scale
search for the suspect was carried out, but no arrests were immediately
by going about their normal patrolling duty, clearly prevented what could have
been an even worse attack,” RCIPS Inspector Lauriston Burton said. “Every
effort is being taken to try and arrest the