St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St.Vincent: Yacht boarded by Armed Men
CSSN has provided an updated report of armed robbery on the occupants of a yacht that was anchored in Buccament Bay, Saint Vincent in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Published 1 month ago
DATE: 2023-10-10 03:00
LOCATION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – St. Vincent – Buccament Bay
STOLEN ITEMS: Cash, ring, binoculars, fishing/diving gear, large flashlight
DETAILS: CSSN NOTE: This 1st hand report replaces a previous PRELIMINARY 2nd hand report.
A yacht with two persons on board anchored alone in Buccament Bay, St. Vincent around 1000HRS. At 0015HRS they were boarded by two men, armed with a gun and a knife who broke through the companionway door.
The crew was held at gunpoint (head) and knifepoint (back). The armed men ransacked (and damaged) the yacht before roughly taking a ring from the woman’s finger, which later required medical treatment. Also cash, binoculars, fishing/diving gear, and a large flashlight were stolen.
After about an hour onboard the men left rowing a wooden boat. A report was made to the police and Coast Guard.
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