Shortly before 9:30PM on Friday 26 June, officers responded to a report of a wounding at an address off Frank Sound Road, North Side, where it was reported that a man was stabbed by another man known to him. Emergency Services attended the location and transported the victim to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment. He remains in hospital in stable condition.
Officers entered the residence to apprehend the suspect, who armed himself with bladed weapons, started a fire inside the residence, and made threats against the officers. During the course of the arrest, a taser was deployed by officers. The man was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH, and remains in custody as investigations continue.
The RCIPS is aware that graphic images of the incident are being circulated on social media, and requests that members of the public not further circulate these images, in consideration of the victim and family.
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