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Daylight armed robbery

Police are hunting a gunman who held up a bar during a broad daylight heist.

The robbery took place just before 12.30 p.m. Monday at The Station Bar in Prospect.

The man armed with a handgun threatened staff before making off with cash.

A police spokeswoman said: “One fully masked and covered man, armed with a gun, entered the Station Bar, located on Shamrock Road, in the Prospect area, and threatened the staff that was on duty. The man made off with a quantity of cash in a blue Honda CRV, which he also stole from the location during the course of the robbery.

“The Air Operations Unit (police helicopter) and armed officers were dispatched to the location, and they began searching for the stolen vehicle. The vehicle was later discovered by the air operations unit in Prospect area and recovered by the armed officers ,where it remains in police custody.

“The  perpetrator is yet to be found and the matter is under investigation by the Criminal Investigations Department.”

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 9-1-1 or the George Town Police Station at 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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