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Cayman Islands: Armed robbery of Pandora/Island Jewellers in Camana Bay Yesterday Evening, 17 February

Pic APic BFrom RCIPS Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 11:16 AM

Yesterday evening, Wednesday, 17 February, officers received a report of an armed robbery of Island Jewellers Store in Camana Bay and immediately responded to the scene.

Just before 8:45PM, a man had entered the Island Jewellers Store on the pretext of shopping for jewellery. While being assisted by store personnel, the man withdrew a handgun from his bag and ordered that merchandise be placed in the bag. During this exchange a second man, also with a handgun, had entered the store, and stood by the store entrance. The two men did not wear any mask or gloves during the robbery, and spoke Spanish.

The men left the store with a quantity of diamonds, and fled on a white dirt bike in the general direction of West Bay. No one was injured in the course of the robbery and the guns were not discharged.

Pic CPic DStore cameras captured pictures of the men, which are attached. Descriptions of the men are as follows:

Suspect #1: (Pictures A & B + Male 1_3)

Male of light complexion about 5’8-5’10 in height, wearing long blue jeans, white/cream-colored sneakers, a navy blue ¾ sleeve cotton T-shirt (with the writing AXNY91 on the front), carrying a brown shoulder bag/pouch across his body. He was also wearing a black baseball cap with grey/cream colors on the front.

Suspect #2: (Pictures C&D)

Male of light complexion, wearing long blue jeans, light sneakers (light blue), with a short-sleeve dark blue T-shirt with ARMANI Exchange in white letters on it. Also wearing a grey/blue baseball cap with a dark rectangular patch on its front.

Male1_3NOTE: Click on images to enlarge

Police urge that anyone with any information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of these suspects or dirt bike immediately call the George Town Criminal Investigations Department at 949-4222 or 649-4222 or the Crime Stoppers Miami-based call centre at 800-8477(TIPS).


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