Two masked and armed robbers tried to hold up a dominos game in the Rock Hole area of George Town on Saturday night, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.
Police received the report around 9:45 p.m. Saturday from four men who were playing dominos a the back yard.
The would-be robbers were described as being fully masked and wearing dark clothing. One of the men was armed with a machete and the other was armed with a silver handgun, police said.
The assailants tried to push the victims into a nearby apartment, but were prevented by the home owner, who closed the door causing the suspects to run away.
The suspects were unable to obtain any property from the victims, police said. There were no injuries and no shots were fired.