On Tuesday evening, 10 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre received a report of a robbery-in-progress at Captain’s Bakery on West Bay Road in George Town. A man with a handgun had entered the business, demanded cash, and had struck another person with the gun. (Contrary to some media reports, shots were not fired in the incident.)
Police immediately responded to the location and a man has been taken into custody. The person struck by the gun has been taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
West Bay Road in the vicinity of the location was temporarily blocked off by police, and was expected to remain blocked until about midnight. The incident is under police investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 or contact Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 to remain anonymous.