(CMR) A West Bay businessman has become the latest crime victim after being robbed early this morning while opening the Smart and Shop store in Batabano Plaza.
According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) at around 6:15 am a man brandishing a firearm and demanding money from the shopkeeper. He was able to obtain an undisclosed amount of cash and then fled on foot towards the rear of the plaza.
The RCIPS say no one was injured during the incident and no shots were fired. The culprit is described as being short in height and of dark complexion. His face was covered with a blue cloth.
The matter is currently under investigation and anyone with any information is asked to contact the West Bay police station on 949-3999.