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Community : Royal Bahamas Police Force : Family Islands Last Updated: Jun 6, 2019 - 11:25:52 AM


RBPF: Armed Robbers captured in Abaco
By Terecita L. Pinder
Jun 6, 2019 - 7:10:30 AM

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Excellent police work by officers of the Abaco District, resulted in the capture of three suspects, who held up and robbed a female while in the Treasure Cay area.

Reports are that on Wednesday 5th June 2019 shortly after 10:00am, an armed culprit while in the Treasure Cay area, held up and robbed a female of her handbag that contain personal items before fleeing the area in a dark colored vehicle.

Officers of the Abaco District, acting on information proceeded to the Farm Road and Sand Bank area where they arrested two male suspects and recovered a dark colored vehicle and the victim’s handbag along with personal items. Later officers arrested a female suspect and recovered a .22 pistol with (3) rounds of ammunition.

Investigation will continue and all three suspects are expected to be arraigned before the Magistrate Court early next week.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477 (FAMILY ISLANDS) OR THE CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT AT 350-3106/12.

HURRICANE SAFETY TIPS – Today is the first day of the hurricane season! 

Take note of the hurricane shelters in your area.
  • Secure all important documents in a waterproof container.
  • Be sure to have a first aid kit, medication, flash lights, and a battery operated radio on hand.
  • Secure all loose objects, including lawn furniture, on your property and place pets inside for safe keeping.
  • Keep several days’ supply of food and water for each family member.
  • DO NOT USE GENERATORS INDOORS.
  • Follow all instructions from your local authorities regarding evacuation or other safety procedures.

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