Update (23 March):
On Friday, 20 March, police arrested a woman, age 35 of West Bay, on suspicion of robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery, in relation to the below incident. She has been granted bail as investigations continue.
Police continue to appeal for anyone with information to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or submit an anonymous tip using one of the methods below.
Initial Release (8 February):
Shortly after 9:00PM yesterday, 7 February, officers responded to a report of a robbery at Tortuga Liquor in Governor’s Square, Lime Tree Bay Avenue. Two males entered the store, brandishing knives, and demanded cash from an employee there. One of the men assaulted the employee and both males then made off on foot with a quantity of cash, one of them fleeing towards the rear of Cost-U-Less. Emergency services attended the scene and the employee was transported to hospital for treatment, and later discharged.
The suspects are described as being dressed in all black clothing, long pants, long sleeved shirts and gloves, with their faces covered.
The matter is currently under investigation and anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time or who may have any other information 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. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.