Man arrested after machete mugging

One man has been arrested and police are searching for a second suspect in connection with an incident Monday evening in which two men armed with a machete robbed and injured a man in an area of George Town known as “Banana Walk.”

Police said they responded to a report of a robbery at 5:30 p.m. in which a 45-year-old West Bay man was accosted in the Cruz Lane area.

The victim told police that the men stole about $530 from his wallet, and he received minor injuries during a struggle.

Anyone with information can call 949-7777 or 800-TIPS.