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RBPF Nassau: Police investigates shooting incident and armed robbery
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
May 12, 2018 - 8:20:10 AM

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POLICE INVESTIGATES SHOOTING INCIDENT

Nassau, Bahamas - Police are investigating a shooting incident overnight, which has left an adult male with serious injuries.

According to reports, shortly after 9:00pm, Friday, 11th May, 2018, a man was standing in front of his home at Old Cedar Street, Yellow Elder Gardens, when he was approached by a male armed with a firearm, who shot him before running away. The victim was transported to hospital via ambulance and is listed in serious but stable condition. 

Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN SOLVING ARMED ROBBERY

Police are asking members of the public, to come forth with any information they may have in solving an armed robbery, which occurred Friday, 11th, May 2018.
According to reports, shortly after 5:00pm, a male was standing outside his home in Jubilee Gardens, when he was approached by a male armed with a firearm, who robbed him of cash and other items, before getting into a gold colour vehicle, with other persons and speeding off.

Investigations are ongoing.

ILLEGAL FIREARMS RECOVERED, 1 PERSON IN CUSTODY

The enduring and dedicated work of the men and women of the Royal Bahamas Police Force has led to one illegal firearm being recovered from the streets of New Providence.

Shortly before 7:00pm, Friday, 11th May, 2018, Mobile Division officers were on patrol in the area of Rupert Dean Lane when they observed a male acting in a suspicious manner. Officers attempted to conduct a search of the male but saw when he pulled a firearm from the waist of his pants, threw it over a fence and ran. Officers caught the man and recovered a Taurus 9 millimeter pistol with 2 rounds of ammunition. 

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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)

PREVENTION CRIME TIP: IF YOU SEE OR SUSPECT A CRIME IS BEING COMMITTED;
PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE FEATURES OF THE OFFENDER/S AND ANY VEHICLES INVOLVED. 

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