Just after 1PM today, 4 February, police officers on mobile patrol on Godfrey Nixon Way in George Town observed a stolen vehicle exiting a gas station in the area. The unit attempted to stop the vehicle, however were unable to do so. The unit then attempted to follow the vehicle and in doing so a collision occurred involving another private vehicle. The driver of the private vehicle complained of back pain, and the ambulance and other police units were called to the location to assist. At this time the man is believed to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Both the police vehicle and private vehicle sustained damage from the collision.
The collision is currently being investigated by the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit.
The police unit involved in the collision continued searching for the stolen vehicle and was able to stop the vehicle in the area of Grescott Lane, George Town. The driver and a passenger of the stolen vehicle, both men, ages 19 and 20 of George Town, were arrested and transported to the Cayman Islands Detention Centre where they are being held pending further investigation. A third male passenger fled the scene and is currently being sought by the police. A juvenile female, who had been reported missing the previous night, was also found in the stolen vehicle and appears to be in good health. She was taken into the care of the police and her parents contacted.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website.