Mental Health: Man arrested today for being a danger to himself | Loop Cayman Islands

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Previous arrest was for alleged sexual assault


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The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) confirmed that, shortly before 12.30pm on March 21, police officers attended an incident on North Side Road, in the vicinity of Old Man Bay, involving a man who was acting erratically on the roadway and endangering himself and others.

The RCIPS said that, following the incident, A 24-year-old man from North Side was arrested under Section 7 of the Mental Health Act on suspicion of being a danger to himself and others. He has been transported to HSA for a mental Health Assessment.

The man arrested had previously been under investigation by police in relation to recent claims of sexual assault made by him on social media last week. Police have been working with the relevant agencies to monitor the activities of this man. Today the man was also arrested on suspicion of Indecent Exposure, in relation to another social media video posted yesterday, March 20. This matter will be dealt with after the mental health assessment has been completed.

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