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

Source:  CSSN

DATE:  2023-10-10 03:00

LOCATION:  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – St. Vincent – Buccament Bay

EVENT:  Robbery


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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