Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Man robbed after falling asleep in car

A man was robbed after he fell asleep in his car.

Shortly after 5:30am on Wednesday (May 15), a victim went to George Town Police Station to report that he had been robbed.

He had been asleep in a vehicle in the parking lot of a bar on Shedden Road when, sometime after 5am,  he was awoken by an unknown man who was armed with a knife.

The culprit demanded PIN numbers before fleeing the scene. Afterwards, the man discovered that several personal items had been taken from the vehicle, including jewelry, cash and debit cards.

The suspect is described as being 5’8” tall with long, black, “unkempt” hair. He is of brown complexion, slim build, and with a long, bony face. He was wearing a white shirt and long pants.

The matter is currently under police investigation.

Anyone with any information or who may have seen anything suspicious in the vicinity of Cotton Club on Shedden Road at or around 5am to 5:30am pn the morning of May 15 is asked to contact George Town CID at 949-4222.

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via the Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via the website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

Get the latest local and international news straight to your mobile phone for free: