George Town detectives are appealing for witnesses to a
robbery that occurred late Saturday outside a convenience store in the vicinity
of Money Gram on Shedden Road.
Two men, one armed with a gun, held up the operator of the
store as he was leaving about 10pm. According to Royal Cayman Islands Police,
the men ordered him to hand over the money, and he gave them the bag he was
carrying, which contained an undetermined sum of money, a Blackberry and keys.
He was then struck on the head by the man with the gun and was unconscious for
a short while. The men escaped on foot in the Myles Road area, police said.
The victim suffered a minor laceration to his head was
treated at the hospital and released.
The two suspects are described as about 6’ tall and stocky,
wearing dark clothes, gloves and masks.
Anyone who was in the area at the time and might have
witnessed the men leaving the scene are asked to call the George Town CID at
949 4222 or Crime Stoppers at 800 TIPS (8477).