Man beaten at West Bay Public Beach

Royal Cayman Islands Police are investigating after a man was beaten Wednesday evening by a group of four men at West Bay Public Beach.

The assault was reported around 6:30 p.m. Police said the victim in the attack was approached by the group and threatened before he was set upon.

“The victim fell to the ground during the attack and was also hit with sticks and a rock before the assailants fled the scene,” a police report indicated.

The man, a Cayman Islands resident, was seriously hurt and hospitalized Wednesday night, police said.