October 24, 2020

Women and child witness robbery


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Four women and a young child watched in horror during an armed robbery in George Town.

Two men armed with a handgun and flare gun threatened staff at Miss Alex Variety Store before escaping with a small amount of cash. No shots were fired and no one was injured.

A spokeman for the RCIPS said: “At approximately 8.30pm Saturday two males entered Miss Alex Variety Store, North Sound Road, George Town. One male was holding what appears to be a orange flare gun and the other male holding what appears to be a black hand gun. There were four females in the store and a young child.

“The men demanded cash , before taking a small amount of cash from the cash drawer. Both males then left on foot.

“The description of the males are both about five foot in height, regular build, one light brown skin the other dark skin, information from witnesses state they were possibly teenagers. Both were wearing long jean pants and shirts with one wearing a stocking over his face, the other a black mesh mask. Both males spoke with Caymanian accents.”

Anyone who has any information regarding the robbery, is asked to contact George Town Police Station on 949-4222, the RCIPS tip-line 949-7777 or the confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477(TIPS).

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