Police reports: Boatman hurt, roti shop fight

A man who got caught between two boats in George Town harbour Friday afternoon was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The man, 25, was working on a boat in the harbour between the North and South terminals around 1.20pm Friday.

Royal Cayman Islands Police said the boat began to drift toward another vessel. Police said the man attempted to get between the two boats to push them apart, but was crushed and fell into the water.

He was recovered from the water and taken to Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment.

The incident is being investigated by the Joint Marine Unit, police said.

Men arrested in fight

Two men were hurt and two were arrested following a bust up in the vicinity of Singh’s Roti Shop in George Town late Friday night.

About 10.30pm Friday, Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers responded to a report of an assault at Singh’s on Shedden Road.

Police said three men were involved in the incident, with two sustaining head and facial injuries from the fight.

The two were taken to Cayman Islands Hospital, where one remained Saturday and the other was treated and released into police custody. Neither man’s injuries were believed to be life-threatening.

Two of the three men were arrested in connection with the fight.

Texaco appeal

Detectives investigating a robbery on Thursday, 31 May at the Eastern Avenue Texaco are seeking more information in connection with the crime.

According to the RCIPS, a lone male entered the store armed with what appeared to be a firearm and stole money from the cashier.

The suspect then ran away, headed for George Town’s Swamp neighbourhood.

Police said there were a number of witnesses to the robbery and most of these have been located and spoken to.

However, detectives are aware that some witnesses have not yet been identified and are appealing for anyone who was in the store when the robbery occurred or who may have witnessed anything suspicious to come forward.

Information can be passed to the Drugs and Serious Crimes Task Force at 949-4222, the RCIPS tip-line at 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8744(TIPS).