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Abaco house fire leaves 86-yr-old in serious condition - Armed robbery in Abaco
By Terecita Pinder, RBPF
Feb 19, 2016 - 1:16:43 PM

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Abaco, Bahamas - Police in Abaco need your assistance in solving an armed robbery that occurred on Thursday 18th February 2016.

Reports are that shortly after 10:00pm, four males while in the area of a resort in Marsh Harbour, were held up by gunpoint and robbed of a personnel item by three mask males who were armed with handguns. The culprits then fled the area on foot.


Police in Abaco are also investigating a house fire that has left an 86 year old female with serious injuries.

Reports are that on Thursday 18th February 2016, shortly after 10:00pm, police in Crown Haven were alerted to a house fire of a single wooden structure. Officers along with other residents assisted the elderly female who reside at that residence and also with extinguishing the fire that completely destroyed the wooden structure. The elderly female was taken to the Cooper’s Town Government Clinic for medical attention and is said to be listed in serious condition. She was later airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention.

WEEKLY CRIME PREVENTION TIP – Domestic and Family Violence

There are many types of Domestic and Family Violence. It is violent, abusive or intimidating behavior by a partner, care giver or family member to control, dominate or cause fear. It doesn’t have to be physical abuse. It can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or other types of abuse.

If you are a victim of domestic and family violence, there is help available.

Contact the police at 919, The Crisis Center 24 hour hotline at 328-0922 or the National Hotline at 422-2763/322-2763

Please visit the Royal Bahamas Police Force Website at www.royalbahamaspolice.org or facebook page at www.facebook.com/rbpforce or follow Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade on Twitter, for Latest News, Daily Crime Reports and additional Crime Prevention Tips.

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