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Cayman: Police Apprehend Wanted Man in George Town


Just after 7:45AM, this morning, Friday 9 February, police units responded to a report of a man who was seen on the Waterfront in George Town behaving erratically and aggressively.  

The man, who is believed to be experiencing mental health issues, was seen with a bladed weapon and ran from the police when approached. 

He was pursued by the officers on foot and he ran into the school grounds of George Town Primary School, at which time he was disarmed and apprehended by the officers and detained under the Mental Health Act.  In the interest of public safety the immediate apprehension of the man was necessary, and the incident was quickly contained.

No injuries resulted from this incident and no children or school staff were directly present on the grounds at the time of the incident. 

The incident is being investigated by the police.


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