DATE: 2019-07-11 01:00 Country Name: Panama Location Detail: Linton Bay EVENT: Robbery

 

Caribbean Safety and Security NetCSSN UPDATE: Significant additional details are now available about this event, it has been upgraded to firsthand.

CSSN First Hand Report
CSSN First Hand Report

DATE: 2019-07-11 01:00
Country Name: Panama
Location Detail: Linton Bay
EVENT: Robbery
HAND: 1
Stolen Items: cash, navigation devices, personal communications devices, personal papers
SECURED: N/A
DETAILS: At approximately 0100 HRS five (5) men armed with guns boarded a foreign flagged catamaran anchored off the Linton Bay marina. Four (4) of the armed men ransacked the yacht while the 5th held a gun to the captains head. Stolen were all cash, navigation devices, personal communications devices and also the captain’s personal paperwork, including his captains’ licenses. No injuries were reported. After the 5 men departed the captain went to the marina, where the security team assisted in contacting Aeronaval (Panama coastguard) who then arrived in their boat and searched the area with no success. The marina team also notified the police. The police arrived, took a report and also collected forensics before allowing the captain to return to his yacht.

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