(CMR) The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) disclosed on Wednesday afternoon that two of their officers were assaulted by a George Town man at an address off Walkers Road on Leafy Lane, George Town.
Reports are that earlier this afternoon officers were responding to a report when a man at the location obstructed them in their duties. CMR understands that man may have been wanted in relation to an unlawful relationship with a 14-year-old teenager.
The man brandished a machete and pepper spray, then assaulted officers with the pepper spray. He then fled the location. A police cruiser and a dog were observed in the vicinity after 3:00 pm today.
According to the RCIPS, affected officers have undergone decontamination.
The man is currently on the run, with police trying to locate him. CMR understands the man is known to the police and has an extensive history.