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There was an attempted armed robbery of Treasure Cay Resort staff after 10pm on Thursday, February 4 as a female supervisor, accompanied by a security guard walked to the Royal Bank Branch in Treasure Cay to make a deposit.

Attempted Armed Robbery in Treasure Cay Leaves One Injured

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There was an attempted armed robbery of Treasure Cay Resort staff after 10pm on Thursday, February 4 as a female supervisor, accompanied by a security guard walked to the Royal Bank Branch in Treasure Cay to make a deposit.

Police report that the female supervisor came into the Treasure Cay Police Station at 10:50pm reporting that as she walked along with the Chief Security Officer of the Resort to make the deposit they were approached by a tall, dark male in dark clothes and wearing a face mask brandishing a handgun demanding cash from them.

According to the police as they attempted to flee the scene the culprit discharged two rounds hitting the security officer in his right arm. The culprit then fled the scene escaping. Nothing was stolen.

As a result his injury the security officer was taken to the government clinic in Cooper’s Town where he was treated for the injury to his arm. He was later airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention.

A team of uniformed and plain clothes detectives visited the scene to assist with investigation. Several persons were taken into custody and are assisting the police with the matter.

Active investigation continues by officers of the Central Detective Unit (CDU) into the matter. If you have any information that can assist the police please call 367-2560, 919 or 911.

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About Timothy Roberts

Timothy Roberts

Timothy had his first venture into Journalism just months after graduating from Queen’s College in Nassau taking his first job with The Tribune in 1991 leaving in 1992 for other pursuits.

During his time in Nassau he diversified his experiences working as a warehouse manager, locksmith and computer technician before returning to Abaco, a place he has always considered home, in 1999.

He joined the staff of The Abaconian in 2001 doing graphic design and writing an opinion article called Generally Speaking and after a brief time away, returned to The Abaconian in 2010 as a reporter, graphic designer and computer technician.

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