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Scam Alert: Phishing E-mail Claiming to be from Butterfield Bank

Fri, 2019-02-08

Once again the Bermuda Police Service would like to remind members of the public to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information or other sensitive data.

The practice is commonly referred to as ‘phishing’.

This misleading e-mail claiming to be from Butterfield Bank – asking recipients to update their security details – was a recent example and resulted in the loss of several thousand dollars from one resident who responded.

Reported Armed Robbery at Esso Service Station in Warwick [Updated]

Thu, 2019-02-07

Police responded to a report of an armed robbery that took place at 4:21pm today at the Esso Tigermart on Middle Road in Warwick.

Details are still emerging but it appears that two males wearing all black with full faced helmets, brandished a bladed article and what appears to have been a firearm.

They were given an undisclosed amount of money and they left the area.

Coroner's Inquest Verdict: 19 Year Old Visiting American Rugby Player Mark Dombroski Died by Misadventure

Thu, 2019-02-07

The Bermuda Police Service notes the Coroner’s verdict of 'death by misadventure' in the untimely passing of Mark Dombroski.

The Bermuda Police Service conducted a thorough, professional investigation and hopefully the Coroner’s findings will bring some closure to the matter.

This was a tragic accident that greatly impacted the Dombroski family, and indeed the whole community. We continue to extend our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Mark Dombroski.

Driver Stable in Hospital After Car Overturns on Headquarters Hill

Thu, 2019-02-07

At last check this morning (February 7th), the 78 year old man believed to be from Sandys parish who overturned his car on Headquarters Hill, Prospect Devonshire outside of the Police Recreation Club at 1:38pm Wednesday, February 6th – as a result of a suspected medical incident – was listed in stable condition in the hospital.

Any witnesses are still encouraged to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.

Aggravated Robbery of CedarBridge Academy Student in St. George’s [Updated]

Wed, 2019-02-06

Around 1:10pm today (February 6th) police officers responded to a reported aggravated robbery at Somers Garden in St. George’s.

Initial information indicates that a group of CedarBridge Academy students along with their teachers were on a field trip visiting St. George’s.

As the students and teachers entered Somers Garden a 17 year old male student was attacked by two males – described as approximately 5 feet tall, 18 to 20 years old wearing a black tracksuit and approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall wearing a green or grey tracksuit respectively – who grabbed a gold chain from around his neck.

Community Meeting in Warwick This Friday to Discuss Kite Flying

Wed, 2019-02-06

The Bermuda Police Service is aware that kite flying has been a staple of Bermudian culture for years.

However more recently, reports have been received of kites being flown to the annoyance of other residents.

In light of this, Western Community Action Team officers have organised a community meeting at Bright Temple AME Church in Spring Hill, Warwick from 6:30pm until 8:30pm Friday, February 8th to facilitate a discussion regarding kite flying, which will allow different viewpoints to be expressed and potential solutions to be identified.

Sudden Death of 56 Year Old Wilburt Spencer

Wed, 2019-02-06

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 56 year old Mr. Wilburt Spencer and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Spencer was found by a member of the public in an unresponsive state around 1pm Monday, February 4th – in an area of trees at Corkscrew Hill, Devonshire where it is believed he had been living rough – and pronounced dead at the scene later that day by an on call doctor.

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