Quick arrest in West Bay robbery

Royal Cayman Islands Police made an arrest within an hour of a robbery occurring at a West Bay grocery store Saturday night.

At around 8pm Saturday, police said a masked man armed with what appeared to be a firearm entered 3N’s grocery store in Batabano Plaza, threatened staff and demanded cash.

The suspect then made of from the scene with a small sum of money. No shots were fired and no one was injured in the incident.

A short time later, also in West Bay, police arrested a man on suspicion of robbery in connection with the incident.

Investigators still need witnesses to the incident to come forward and ask anyone in the Batabano area at the relevant time would could assist to call West Bay police station on 949-3999 or the confidential Crime Stoppers tip-line 800-8477 (TIPS).