The Supreme Court has confirmed that Justice Stephen Breyer, his wife and several family friends were the victims of a knife-wielding robber at the Breyer vacation home on the island of Nevis in the Caribbean.
A court official says that around 9:00 pm ET Thursday night, Justice Breyer, his wife and house guests were robbed by one suspect, wearing a mask and wielding a knife, who got away with about $1,000 in cash.
No one was hurt in the incident.
Previously filed financial disclosure forms as well as articles and tourist websites acknowledge that Justice Breyer is a regular vacationer to the island and has owned a home there for quite some time.
The Nevis police department is investigating and says there are no suspects or arrests at this time.
Local news reports as well as the police acknowledge other robberies and break-ins in the area around the same time.
It is the third time in recent memory that a Supreme Court justice has been the victim of a crime.
Back in 2004, Justice David Souter suffered minor injuries when he was mugged by a group of young men while jogging.
And in 1996, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had her purse snatched near the Kennedy Center while walking with her husband and daughter. She was not hurt in the incident.