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Off-duty officer, public, nab suspected jewel thief

Police say an off-duty police officer and members of the public helped nab a jewel thief red-handed.

Officers responded to a report last Tuesday (10 April) of a theft at a Cardinal Avenue jewelry store, according to an RCIPS press release. 

The suspect took a piece of jewelry and fled.

He was pursued by a store worker and an off-duty officer noticed the pursuit and joined in. The officer, along with members of the public, apprehended the man on Main Street. The piece of jewelry was found in his possession.

The 22-year-old George Town man was arrested on suspicion of theft.

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Kevin Morales

Kevin Morales

Cayman 27 News Director Kevin Morales is an award-winning journalist with more than 12 years of experience. Kevin is a Milwaukee, Wis., native. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism in 2005 from the University of Minnesota. He's a proud father and a loyal fan of the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks and U of M Golden Gophers.

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