Three teens arrested in bakery heist

Royal Cayman Islands Police have arrested three men, all in their late teens, in connection with an armed robbery at the Caribbean Bakery in West Bay Wednesday. 

Residents in the area of Mount Pleasant Road reported a robbery at the bakery around noon Wednesday. 

Police later confirmed the store was held up by two men, one of whom was armed and threatened the store clerk. The clerk said it appeared the man had a handgun. 

According to reports, the two men involved in the incident escaped with a sum of cash. No one was injured during the robbery.

Two men were taken into custody near the robbery scene about an hour-and-a-half after the heist. Police did not confirm whether those individuals had any connection to the incident at Caribbean Bakery.

The details on the arrest of the third man were not immediately provided. 

Both men initially described by witnesses were approximately 5 foot 7inches in height, slim build, both wearing blue jeans and
long light coloured shirts with their faces
covered.

Witnesses said the two men fled eastbound on Batabano Road. The police helicopter was up searching the area to the east of the bakery for about an hour.

Detective Constable Marcia Myles of
West Bay CID asks anyone who has information regarding this crime to
come forward and contact West Bay Criminal Investigation Department on
949 3999 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 (TIPS)

 

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The Caribbean Bakery in West Bay just after Wednesday’s reported robbery.
Photo: Brent Fuller
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3 COMMENTS

  1. Storeowners and Homeowners who are responsible people, should have the available option of possessing a firearm. When are we going to realize that the Police cannot be there for us in all the time, and what Police officer in his right mind, will approach a criminal with a firearm when his Commissioner forbids him of carrying one.

    Cayman! Something practical has to be done!

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