Man robbed, tied up on SMB

A man was beaten, stabbed and robbed by three suspects early Saturday as he walked along West Bay Road, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.

Police said the man was attacked just after midnight near the West Bay Cemetery by suspects wielding a baton and a knife. He was struck with the baton and stabbed in the foot, police said.

“The culprits tied the man up on the beach before making off with a backpack containing personal items,” an RCIPS statement on the incident read.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and some of his belongings were recovered by police during searches of the area later Saturday morning.

No arrests were immediately reported.

Anyone with information on the attack was asked to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or the RCIPS tip line at 949-7777. Cayman Crime Stoppers can also be contacted to anonymously report information on incidents of crime at 800-8477.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Disgusting. Hope the animals who did this are caught and locked up for a long time.

    Happy about the great tourist season?

    It can disappear in a flash.

    We were in Egypt this January on a Nile cruise. We were told that 7 out of 10 of the river cruise boats were now out of service due to the collapse of their tourist industry over terrorism fears.

    In Tunisia it took just one armed terrorist attack on the beach 2 years ago to do the same to their tourism industry.

    The same can happen here so easily. With the financial services industry under threat from the UK beneficial interest law we need the tourist industry more than ever.

    • So all you worry is about tourism industry? Since it was a resident, it is not a big deal after all?
      My sympathy goes to the victim and his family.

      P.S. Animals don’t do such things to each other. The beasts are always clean-minded and innocent. They kill to eat. It is the law of their nature.

    • Mr. Linton I completely agree with you, and I think that the government ignoring the crime on the Islands . They seems to be more interested in the offshore and development .. I believe that they don’t realize what a fragile economy Cayman has . They better corect the crime situation before it’s too late.