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Police seek public’s help in solving an armed robbery - Illegal firearm seized, 1 female in custody - 141 drivers ticketed
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Feb 7, 2018 - 4:44:00 PM

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POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN SOLVING AN ARMED ROBBERY 

Police are asking the public to come forth with any information they may have in solving an armed robbery which occurred on Tuesday, 6th February, 2018.

Reports are that shortly before 8:00pm, a man had just pulled up to his residence off Lamumba Lane, when he was approached by a male armed with a firearm who robbed him of cash and other items, before running from the area.

Investigations are ongoing.

ILLEGAL FIREARM SEIZED, 1 FEMALE IN CUSTODY

Nassau, Bahamas - Shortly after 11:pm on Tuesday, 6th February, 2018 officers from Operation Southern Storm, acting on information while at Ferguson Street off Rupert Dean Lane, conducted a search of a woman and recovered from her handbag a silver and black .45 Colt pistol with one (1) round of ammunition.  

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She was taken into custody and is expected to be formally charged before court this week.

141 DRIVERS TICKETED BY MOBILE DIVISION OFFICERS IN PAST 24 HOUR 
 
Officers from the Traffic and Mobile Divisions conducted road checks in various parts of the island. Their efforts, which were intended to educate, reduce crime, and to minimize the ability for criminals to commit criminal activities, has resulted in the arrest of 13 person for outstanding criminal warrants, causing harm and possession of dangerous, over the past 24 hours.  

Additionally, 141 drivers were ticketed for various traffic violations.

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)

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