Armed burglary at Grotto Bay hotel

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in Local News & Alerts | 0 comments

Around 5:10am on Sunday, Police responded to a report of a burglary at Grotto Bay Beach Hotel in Hamilton parish.

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It appears that an unknown man brandishing a bladed article and a blunt object gained entry into a guest room at the premises.

The intruder demanded money from the occupants and made good his escape with a quantity of cash.

The victims, a 60 year old man and a 61 year old woman (husband & wife), were injured and taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment; however the visiting American couple’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The suspect is described as a 6’ tall man wearing a black hat. An active investigation is underway by detectives from the St. George’s Criminal Investigation Unit.

Any witnesses to this incident or anyone with any information is encouraged to contact 293-2222.

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