(CMR) Police responded to two robberies on Saturday, one in the early hours of the morning and an armed robbery in broad daylight Saturday afternoon.
In the first incident, officers received a report of a robbery that had taken place at about 2:20 am. It was reported that a male was in a vehicle outside a bar on Shedden Road, near North Sound Road, when he was approached by three masked men who assaulted him and stole jewelry. The men then fled the location in a vehicle.
One of the suspects is described as being of dark complexion, medium build, about 5’11” tall, and was wearing a ski mask and a black jacket. Another was about 6’1” tall, of slim build, and wearing a mask covering his nose and chin. The third man was of a larger build, approximately 5’11” tall, and was wearing a full mask.
Shortly afterward, officers located a vehicle fitting the description of the one used by the suspects at a location on Canal Point Drive. Officers approached the vehicle and spoke to the driver, who fit the description of one of the suspects. The man, age 23, of George Town, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, and he remains in custody as investigations continue.
In the second incident, police reported that shortly after 2 pm, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery outside an address on Kennedy Drive in George Town. It was reported that two men approached a group of persons at the location, brandishing a firearm, and robbed them of a bag containing cash. The men then fled, one riding a bicycle while the other was on foot.
One of the suspects was described as wearing a light-colored long-sleeved shirt with red shoes and black pants, while the second was wearing dark clothing.
Later that day, officers arrested one man, age 22 of George Town, on suspicion of robbery in relation to the incident. He remains in custody as investigations continue.
Investigators are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed any of these incidents or have any information to contact George Town CID at 949-4222.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or via their website.