POLICE INVESTIGATES ARMED ROBBERY
Nassau, Bahamas - Police
on the Island of New Providence are seeking assistance in identifying
and locating the man responsible for an armed robbery which occurred on
Saturday 17th August, 2019.
According to reports,
shortly after 10:00pm, a woman was sitting in her vehicle on Yamacraw
Beach Drive, when she was approached by an armed man who robbed her of a
cell phone and her blue Nissan Note license #AT9621.
Investigations are ongoing
ILLEGAL FIREARM AND AMMUNITION RECOVERED – TWO
MALES IN CUSTODY
Police have recovered an illegal firearm and ammunition from the streets of New Providence and have taken two adult males into custody, Saturday 16th August, 2019.
According to reports shortly after 5:00pm, Drug Enforcement Unit Officers conducted a search of a home at Ethel Street, Montel Heights, and recovered a 9 millimeter pistol which contained eight (8) rounds of ammunition.
Two men who were in the home at the time of the search, were taken into custody and are expected to be formally charged before a Magistrate Court next week.
SAFTEY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS
- Slow down and obey ALL traffic laws and speed limitsSpeed limits in
school zones is 15 MPH from 7:30am to 9:00am and 2:30pm to 4:00pm
- Be extra cautious around school crossing areas
- When driving in school zones or in neighbourhoods, watch for
children who may be in a hurry to get to school and may not be thinking
of their safety
- Watch for children walking in the street, especially where there are no sidewalks. Be alert and ready to stop.
- Always stop for a school bus or jitney that has to stop to load or unload passengers.
- Before entering a pedestrian crossing area, be sure there are no children in the lane or adjacent lanes.
- When passing a parked vehicle, check for children who may run into the street
- Allow children waiting at a pedestrian crossing to cross the street
BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS FOR STUDENTS
POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THIS OR
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)
- Find an easy way to walk to and from school or the bus stop and use
the same route every day.Always walk with a brother, sister, neighbour
or friend or with other students. Strength is in numbers.
- Don’t talk to strangers, don’t go anywhere with them or take
anything from them. If a stranger approaches, tell your parents or a
trusted adult such as a teacher.
- Never get into a vehicle with a stranger, or with anyone without your parents’ permission.
- Look both ways before crossing the street.
- Never run into the street from between parked cars.
- Know you parents full name, your parents telephone numbers and your
address (street name and house number). If you have trouble remembering
them, write them down and keep in a safe place.