Monday 25 May, 2020

Police hunting armed robber who struck twice in George Town

Police are hunting for an armed robber who threatened two men with a gun in a car park and escaped with cash and a phone.

Shortly after 10 pm on December 19, officers responded to a report of a robbery at an address off Spruce Lane in George Town.

A man was in the parking lot of an apartment complex when he was approached by an unknown male who brandished a handgun and demanded cash. The culprit then approached another man who was in a vehicle at the location, before fleeing the scene with a quantity of cash and a mobile phone.

No shots were fired and neither of the victims were injured.

The suspect is described as being about 5’7” tall, of slim build, and was dressed in all black and wearing a mask.

The matter is currently under investigation and anyone with any information or who may have seen something suspicious in the area on Thursday 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.

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