(CMR) A man who was who had parked to eat and rest at a commercial property along Eastern Avenue just before the end of Christmas Day was robbed of his car by two men.
Police said shortly after midnight on Tuesday, 26 December, police received a report of the robbery that took place in the parking lot of a commercial premises on Eastern Avenue, shortly before midnight, on Monday, 25 December.
It was reported that a disturbance woke the victim, and he exited the car to investigate. A man armed with a Phillips screwdriver attempted to enter the vehicle. The victim intervened, and the assailant attacked him with the screwdriver, and a scuffle ensued.
While the scuffle was taking place, a second person entered the vehicle and started the ignition. The assailant ran to the vehicle and fled the scene in the vehicle with the other person, driving south on North Church Street.
The assailant is described as a young man of dark complexion, with two corn rows in his hair. The other person is described as having of dark complexion, also with corn rows in their hair.
Police conducted a search and located the vehicle on Rock Hole Road, George Town. A 34-year-old male of George Town, who was seated inside the vehicle, was arrested on suspicion of robbery. A second male fled the scene.
Police are investigating the incident and request that if anyone has 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.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Cayman Crime Stoppers website.