Machete Attack at Cayman Brac Restaurant Linked to Recent Stabbing: Suspects from Grand Cayman Arrested

Cayman Brac, CAYMAN ISLANDS – Violence struck again in Cayman Brac with the second attack in a short time. The incident occurred at Coral Isle Restaurant on South Side Road West, where a man was assaulted with a machete in a parking lot on Thursday. This comes on the heels of a stabbing at La Esperanza bar on Watering Place Road on January 28. Both suspects arrested in these incidents are from Grand Cayman.

According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), a report of an assault with a bladed weapon was received around noon on Thursday, February 8. Upon arriving at the scene, officers found an injured man near a vehicle and another man wielding a machete aggressively towards him.

The 28-year-old suspect, originally from West Bay but currently residing on the Brac, was arrested for assault ABH, possession of an offensive weapon, and damage to property. The injured man was taken to Faith Hospital for treatment and later discharged.

The suspect arrested in connection with the stabbing at La Esperanza is a 46-year-old woman from George Town.

Authorities urge anyone with information on Thursday’s incident to contact the Cayman Brac Police Station. Tips can also be provided anonymously to the RCIPS via phone or on their website.

The string of violent incidents in Cayman Brac is raising concerns within the community and highlighting the need for increased security measures and vigilance. The police are working diligently to address and prevent further incidents of this nature.

As investigations continue, the community is urged to remain cautious and report any suspicious activity to the authorities. The safety and well-being of the residents are paramount as measures are taken to ensure a secure environment for all.