Royal Cayman Islands Police were
investigating the broad daylight robbery of a shoe store in West Bay Wednesday
Detectives said one person, a
23-year-old male, was in custody in connection with the robbery.
The Shoes Best Repair and Variety
store at the corner of Fountain Road and King Road was held up just before noon
Police said the suspect threatened
the store manager and made off with a small amount of cash. Investigators said
the man was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.
No one was injured in the incident.
The suspect was arrested a short distance away from the robbery scene on
unrelated incident, police said the Valu-Med Pharmacy in central George Town
was broken into sometime overnight. Police were informed of the break-in just
before 5am Wednesday.
No word on
what, if anything, had been taken in the break-in. The store had re-opened by
There were no
arrests reported in connection with the pharmacy burglary.