Two armed and masked men robbed a security guard transporting cash outside Cayman National Bank in the early hours of Saturday morning. Police said a single shot was fired in the holdup.

The robbery outside the Elgin Avenue bank occurred just before 12:30 a.m.

Police said two masked men armed with guns smashed the windscreen of the vehicle that was transporting the money. They robbed the guard of two money bags containing cash.
No arrests had been made by Monday.

This is the latest in a number of armed robberies in Cayman this year.

On March 3, two armed robbers exchanged gunfire with police pursuing them through Prospect following a holdup at Bodden Town’s Czech Inn. Another armed robbery had occurred at a small George Town store earlier that night. One man has been charged with the Czech Inn robbery.

On March 9, two robbers stole a cash bag from a courier at gunpoint on Eastern Avenue. And on the night of March 27, two security guards collecting business takings from Wendy’s restaurant in Savannah were robbed at gunpoint by two masked men.

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  1. Saddened to see yet another brazen armed robbery.

    This seems to be the new norm, but we must not permit this to happen. We must never accept that we should hide away in fear from that tiny minority who prey on decent people.

    A sizable reward is needed. Enough to tempt friend to tell on friend.

    Most important the public must be able to believe that if they do provide information that it will be kept GENUINELY in confidence and not released on “the marl road” to put them in danger.