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Nassau police investigate recent armed robberies - firearms licensing office operating hours
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Nov 23, 2018 - 7:18:14 AM

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POLICE INVESTIGATE RECENT ARMED ROBBERIES

Nassau, Bahamas - Police on New Providence are actively searching for a number of men believed to be responsible for two armed robberies which occurred Friday, 23rd November, 2018.

In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 1:00am, two men were sitting in a black 2013 Mercedes Benz jeep license # AR 0621 on St. Albans Drive, when they were approached by an armed male who came from a light blue Nissan March, held them at bay and robbed them of the vehicle.

In the second incident, according to reports, shortly before 2:00am, man was standing outside a residence on Quarry Mission Road, when he was approached by an armed man, who robbed him of cash and other items before running away.

Investigations are ongoing.

FIREARMS LICENSING OFFICE OPERATING HOURS

The Royal Bahamas Police Force wishes to notify members of the public that it’s Firearms Licensing Office on University Boulevard will be open to customers from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am - 4pm. The office will be closed on weekends and Holidays.

Firearm License Holders, who have not already done so, are asked to visit the office to renew their license.

All Firearms Licenses expires as of 31st December, 2018. After this date, a late fee will be charged at the time of renewal.

44 FIXED PENALTY NOTICES ISSUED TO DRIVERS BY MOBILE
DIVISION OFFICERS IN PAST 48 HOUR  

Officers from the 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 of criminals to commit criminal activity, resulted in the arrest of twelve (12) persons for outstanding criminal warrants, making threats of death, stealing and causing harm over the past 48 hours. 

Additionally, 44 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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