Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred at Royal Palms on West
Bay Road in the early hours of this morning.
About 1.25 am today ( Friday 1 July) police received a report that a member of
staff had been robbed of the night’s takings at Royal Palms.
A 36-year-old male bar tender at the location was in the process of cashing up
when he was jumped. by two masked men. One of the suspects waved a machete at
him, but did not strike him. The other suspect struck the bar tender on the
back of the head with an unknown weapon.
The suspects then made off with a sum of cash.
The suspects are described as being 5’ 10” and 5’ 5” respectively. They were
both wearing white t -shirts and dark coloured short pants. They both had their
Anyone with information should call George Town CID on 949-4222 or the
confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477 (TIPS).