(CMR) The police are now investigating an armed robbery that took place at a business establishment in George Town on Tuesday afternoon, 14 September. Reports are that two masked men entered the establishment, and one of the men brandished a machete and demanded money.
Police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to report the robbery at a business located on Eastern Avenue just before 3:40 pm.
A quantity of cash was taken by the men, and they made off from the location in a white sedan motor vehicle. No one was injured during the incident.
One of the men was described as wearing a white t-shirt, long jeans, and a mask on his face; the second man was wearing a white t-shirt, dark-colored shorts, a hat, and had a camouflage scarf covering his face.
Shortly after the incident, a 22-year-old-man of George Town was arrested on suspicion of robbery in relation to the incident. He is currently in custody pending further investigation.
The police are investigating the incident, and detectives are asking anyone with information to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or via their website.