Aggravated burglary in George Town

Police are investigating an aggravated burglary in Spruce Lane in George Town on Tuesday night, in which a man threatened the occupants with what they believed to be a firearm.

At about 11:30 p.m. on June 5, the 911 Communications Centre received a report of the burglary.

The residents of the premises said a lone male entered the property through an open rear door and brandished an object wrapped in cloth, which appeared to be a firearm. He demanded cash from the occupants and then made off with some personal items, exiting again through the rear door.

Police said the suspect is described as about 6 feet tall, of slim build and dark complexion. He was wearing dark pants, a blue shirt and had a shirt covering his face.

No shots were fired and no one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information or who may have seen anything suspicious in the vicinity of Spruce Lane, Courts Road, or Eastern Avenue at or around 11:30 p.m. that night is encouraged to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222, the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or the Miami-based call center of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS).

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