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Detectives Seek Public’s Help to Identify Princess Street Assailant

Thu, 2022-10-27

 Approximately 10:45pm Wednesday 26th October 2022, a woman was sitting outside her home on Princess Street, Pembroke when she was apparently grabbed from behind and a knife placed to her throat. The assailant is then said to have pushed the woman into her residence – however, on seeing another occupant within the home, the assailant retreated.

No persons were injured during the incident and no items of value were taken.

The suspect has been described as a light complexioned male, approximately 6 feet tall and 19-21 years old. He was wearing a grey shirt and black pants with red stripes.

The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s help in identifying this individual.

Please call detectives on 211 or 295-0011. Alternatively, members of the public can call the independent and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 (TIPS), or speak to a police officer they know.

Two Male Visitors Hurt In Three Vehicle Paget Collision

Tue, 2022-10-25

Around 4:40pm Tuesday, 25th October 2022, a reported three vehicle collision occurred on South Road in Paget near the junction with Harvey Road.

Details are limited at this time. However, two rental scooters and a car were involved.

Two visiting men were hurt and transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. Each was riding a separate rental scooter at the time of the collision.

One of the men is understood to have sustained injuries to his arms and legs, while the other is understood to have sustained injuries to his hands.

Both visitors are in Bermuda for the 2022 Butterfield Bermuda Championship golf tournament.

Traffic in the area was diverted for approximately one hour while the collision scene was processed.

Inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this collision and any witnesses are encouraged to call 211.

Witness Appeal After Man Stabbed at Queen Elizabeth Park Monday

Tue, 2022-10-25

Detectives are appealing for witnesses to a stabbing incident that took place around 5:15pm Monday, 24th October 2022 at Queen Elizabeth Park (formerly Par-La-Ville Park) in the City of Hamilton.

A 31-year-old local man was seen walking in the park by two members of the public before he collapsed on a set of steps. Emergency services were quickly called for assistance.

On arrival of police and ambulance personnel, it was discovered that the 31-year-old man had a stab wound to his leg, which was treated at the scene by EMTs.

He was then transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital by ambulance for further medical care and later discharged.

The scene has been processed and inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this incident.

Any witnesses who may have seen an altercation in Queen Elizabeth Park around 5pm Monday, as well as members of the public with relevant information, are encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations Department on 247-1744 or 211.

BPS Firearms Training in Devonshire: 25th, 26th & 27th October

Mon, 2022-10-24

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is advising the public that firearms training for armed police officers will take place Tuesday, 25th October through Thursday, 27th October 2022, from 9am until 3pm all three days.

The scenario based training will be carried out in and around the Prospect, Devonshire BPS headquarters area, as well as Middle Road and Montpelier Road, Devonshire.

There may be loud noises during each exercise and the BPS thanks the public in advance for their understanding.

Two Arrested, Stolen Motorcycle Recovered After Police Pursuit Friday

Mon, 2022-10-24

Around 3pm Friday, 21st October 2022 police officers were involved in a pursuit of a suspected stolen motorcycle from Paget, through Devonshire into Smith’s parish, after the rider failed to stop and rode in a dangerous manner.

The incident ended in the vicinity of St. Patrick’s Church on South Road in Smith’s parish, after the rider lost control of the motorcycle.

The two male suspects (rider and pillion passenger) were arrested after attempting to escape on foot.

Both suspects, understood to be a 17 year old local male and a 16 year old local male were unhurt and later released on police bail, pending further inquiries.

The motorcycle involved was recovered by police and later confirmed stolen.

Any witnesses or members of the public with relevant information are encouraged to call 211.

Fentanyl Candy Warning Shared on Social Media: No Instances Locally

Fri, 2022-10-21

With Halloween fast approaching, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of information circulating on social media stating that “Fentanyl is being packaged as Skittles & Nerds” candy.

However, there have been no instances locally reported to the BPS.

Nonetheless, members of the public – particularly those that celebrate Halloween – are reminded to remain vigilant regarding any candy they may receive.

Rider Hurt After Motorcycle & Truck Collide in Sandys Parish

Thu, 2022-10-20

Around 1:55pm today, Thursday 20th October 2022, a reported two vehicle collision occurred at the junction of Malabar Road and Heydon Road in Sandys parish.

It appears that a motorcyclist was travelling east along Malabar Road and a West End Development Corporation truck was being driven in the opposite direction when the vehicles collided as the truck driver, said to be a 47-year-old Pembroke man, attempted to make a right turn onto Heydon Road.

The rider, said to be a 33-year-old St. George’s man, apparently sustained injuries to his legs and was initially treated at the crash site by EMTs.

He was then transported by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, conscious and breathing, for further treatment.

The truck driver was not hurt.

Traffic diversions were in effect for approximately three hours while the scene was processed and motorists in the area experienced some delays as a result.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses are encouraged to call 211 or e-mail



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