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RBPF Nassau: Police seek public’s help in solving country’s latest homicide
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Sep 4, 2018 - 4:25:36 PM

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POLICE SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP IN SOLVING COUNTRY’S
LATEST HOMICIDE.

Nassau, Bahamas - Police on the Island of New Providence are investigating a shooting incident which, has left an adult male dead. 

According to reports, shortly after 6:00am, Tuesday, 4th September, 2018, a male was discovered unresponsive in a vehicle on Plantol Street off East Street, with apparent gunshot injuries to his body. Emergence Medical Service Personnel were called to the scene, and attempted to revive the male; however, he was pronounced dead a short time later. 


124 DRIVERS TICKETED BY TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT OFFICERS
IN PAST 8 HOUR   

Traffic Department Officers conducted road checks within various school zones on New Providence and on J.F Kennedy Drive. Their efforts, which were intended to educate drivers and enforce all traffic laws, resulted in 124 drivers were cited for various traffic infractions.

Eight (8) persons were arrested on outstanding Warrants.

Police are appealing to anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the crime stoppers at 328-TIPS (8477), 919/911 or the Central Detective Unit at 502-9991/2

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS FOR STUDENT-

  • 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, neighbor, friend or with other students. Strength is in numbers.
  • Do not talk to strangers or go anywhere with them or take anything from them. If a stranger approached you, 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.
  • Know your parents full name, telephone numbers and your address (street name and house number. If you have trouble remembering them, write it down and keep it ina safe place.

BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORIST –
  • Slow down and obey ALL traffic laws and speed limit.
  • Speed limit in school zones are 15MPH from 7:30am to 9:00am and from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
  • Be extra cautious around school crossing areas
  • When driving in school zones or neighborhoods, 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 pedestrian crossing, if so, stop and allow them to cross.
  • 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.


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