May 28, 2023

Police recovery gun

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Police have recovered a gun and bullets after a raid in George Town.

At about 2.30pm on Friday officers responded to a report from members of the public of a man in possession of an unlicensed firearm at a central George Town address.

Armed Officers of the Uniform Support Group immediately responded and upon their arrival the male seeing the officers discarded the firearm and fled the scene. 

A semi-automatic pistol along with ammunition was recovered from the scene and Police are currently looking for a twenty six year old male in connection with the firearm.

Superintendent Kurt Walton said: “This is a great example where concerned members of the public who saw a man acting suspicious and believed he had a firearm on him, took positive action to report it to us. 

“This is the second unlicensed firearm the RCIPS has recovered in the last two days, which again demonstrates our commitment to tackle gun crime in the Cayman Islands”.
Anyone with information about gun crime in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station, the RCIPS tip-line 949-7777 or Confidential Stoppers number 800-8477 (TIPS).

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