Police: Delivery man abducted

Royal Cayman Islands Police detectives are investigating the abduction and robbery of a delivery man that occurred on Friday morning. 

Shortly after 11.00am, police said a 42-year-old man was delivering cigarettes to a several locations in the West Bay area.

When he stopped his van outside Joe & Ima’s Way Side Store in Boatswain Bay, police said three men came from behind the store and threatened him at  gunpoint. The three men entered the delivery van and drove their victim to the Salt Creek dykes area where they removed a quantity of cigarettes and cash from the van.

Another vehicle, believed to be a white Ford E350 or E250 box-shaped van appeared at the location shortly afterward. Police said the suspects loaded the property into that vehicle and drove off.

The delivery van and driver were located a short time later by police in the Salt Creek dykes area. The driver was not hurt.

No arrests were immediately reported. 

Anyone with information about the incident should contact West Bay CID on 949-3999 or the confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477(TIPS).

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