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Alleged suspect for this week’s armed robbery in custody

A man has been charged for this week’s failed robbery attempt of an armoured truck .

24-year old Jerome Cunningham appeared before the courts today (Feb 23). He is accused of shooting a security officer during Monday night’s (Feb 20) robbery attempt.

The incident took place near Crown Square Mall on Eastern Avenue in George Town. Police reported a firearm has also been recovered in connection with this investigation, as well as a quantity of ammunition.

The gun was found during a firearms operation on Tuesday (Feb 21) and the weapon represents the fifth firearm police officers have recovered this year.

Mr. Cunningham is charged with attempted murder, attempted robbery,wounding with intent and possession of an unlicensed firearm.

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Mario Grey

Mario Grey

Mario Grey's passion for journalism has been long intertwined with his love of people and culture from his days as a youth growing up in the Cayman Islands. He captained his debate team whilst at John Gray High School and graduated as Head Prefect. He also worked at KVHU FM in Searcy, Arkansas, United States and worked and interned for Radio Cayman News before graduating from the University Of Arkansas at Little Rock in May 2015.

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