(CMR) Reports are streaming in right now that there was a robbery at Captain's Bakery and a person has been pistol-whipped in the head but reported alive.
Frightened patrons hid in the bathroom to call 911. At this time we do not have any further details but will update this post once more information is available.
UPDATE: SUSPECT CAUGHT â€“ He was hiding in the pool by some condos close to the Wharf!18 year-old from West Bay in custody
This evening, Tuesday, 10 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of a robbery-in-progress at Captain's Bakery on West Bay Road in George Town. A man with a handgun had entered the business, demanded cash, and had struck another person with the gun. (Contrary to some media reports, shots were not fired in the incident.)
Police immediately responded to the location and a man has been taken into custody. The person struck by the gun has been taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
West Bay Road in the vicinity of the location is currently blocked off by police and is expected to remain blocked until about midnight. The incident is under police investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or contact Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 to remain anonymous.