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Three armed robberies in just a few hours

Three armed robberies in the space of just a few hours – police Tuesday reveal details of a trio of stick-ups across Cayman.

In the first, two masked gunmen threatened staff at the Esso gas station on Dorcy Drive before fleeing with a quantity of cash.

The stolen Honda Civic used in the gas station robberies.

Forty minutes later and another armed raid, this time at the Esso gas station on Shamrock Road. Again two masked men threatened staff before escaping with cash.

Police say the same car, a red Honda Civic reported stolen Tuesday, was used in both hold-ups.

The around 8.40 a.m. a man entered McArthur’s Store on North Church Street close to the waterfront, after a short time in the shop he left, only to return minutes later armed with a gun.

He escaped with cash and fled in a small, tan-coloured car which police say was possible a Honda and had the number “583” in the registration plate.

Anyone with information about any of the robberies is asked to call police on 949-4222.

 

 

About Paul Kennedy

During a career that spans almost three decades, Paul has covered some of the biggest stories in the world for regional and national newspapers. A multi-award winning journalist and published author, he has worked for the past six years producing television news and documentaries in Cayman. Paul is also the host of a weekly football show. His dream story is to find a dog that can play piano.

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