Hitchhiker attacked, robbed in GT

Royal Cayman Islands Police are investigating their first report of a robbery in more than two weeks. 

Just before dawn Saturday, police received a
report that a male was assaulted in the vicinity of Funky Tangs on Shedden Road.

Police said the assault actually happened around 2:15am Saturday.

Investigators believe the
victim was walking along West Bay Road where he hitched a ride from four men in
a green sedan. Police said the victim was taken to the vicinity of Funky Tangs where he was allegedly assaulted by the occupants of the car. The man’s wallet, cell phone and other personal effects were stolen.

The suspects are described as being Caymanian and under age
25.

The victim – a local man – received injuries to his face, upper body and hands. He was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital, George Town where he was admitted for
treatment.

Anyone who was on West Bay Road and saw a male getting into a green
sedan vehicle sometime after 2:16am or anyone seeing a green sedan vehicle or
any suspicion activity in the vicinity of Funky Tangs between 2:16am and 5:22am is asked to contact George Town CID.

Information can
be passed to George Town Police Station 949-4222 or the confidential Crime
Stoppers number 800-8477 (TIPS).

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