An elderly tourist becomes the latest victim of an attack and robbery in the Cayman Islands.
Police say there were three American vacationers in all at Rum Point in North Side: a 77-year-old man, his 76-year-old wife and another 61-year-old woman.
They were sitting in the back porch Monday (11 January) around 6 p.m. when a man approached them from the beach side wielding a knife.
He demanded cash and punched the elderly visitor in the face, injuring the man’s eye.
The robber then made off with both CI and US cash, jewellry, one iPad, three cellphones and a wrist watch.
The male victim was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital via ambulance. The other two ladies were not injured.
Police say the visitors arrived from Kentucky in the US on the 12th of December.
The robber is described as being 6 feet tall, well built and of dark complexion.
Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Bodden Town CID at 947-2220, or the RCIPS’ tip-line at 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 (TIPS).