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Nassau police investigate 4 armed robberies and shooting incident
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Nov 11, 2018 - 8:50:29 AM

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POLICE INVESTIGATE RECENT ROBBERY AND ARMED
ROBBERIES

Nassau, Bahamas - Police on New Providence are seeking the public’s assistance in solving a robbery and four armed robberies which occurred Saturday, 10th November, 2018.

In the first incident, shortly before 7:00pm, a woman pulled up to a residence on Prince Charles Drive, when she was approached by a male who robbed her of her handbag, which contained cash and other items, before getting into a white Honda CRV and speeding off. 

In the second incident, according to reports, shortly after 7:00pm, a female was leaving a business establishment on Bahama Avenue, when she was approached by a male armed with a firearm, who shot her before robbing her of her hand bag and running away. The female was transported to hospital and is in stable condition. 

In the third incident, according to reports, shortly after 10:00pm, a woman pulled up to a residence on Spikenard Road off Carmichael Road, when she was approached by man, who came from a black jeep. The man pointed a firearm at her and robbed her of a blue 2012 Honda Civic, and sped off, behind the black jeep.

In the fourth incident, according to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, a woman was leaving a gaming establishment on Market Street and Peter Street, when she was approached by two armed men, who robbed her of her handbag containing cash and other items, before making good their escape.  

In the fifth and final incident, according to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, a male was in Dannottage Estate, when he was approached by two armed men, who robbed him of a red and black Keyway Scooter, license#1337, before making good their escape.  

Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING INCIDENT

Police are seeking the public’s assistance with any information that can assist in solving a shooting incident which occurred, Saturday, 10th November, 2018, which has left an adult male in hospital. 

According to reports, shortly before 11:00pm, a male was standing on the outside of a gaming establishment on Market and Peter Streets, when a male armed with a firearm, discharged it in his direction, hitting him, before running away. The injured man was transported to hospital and is listed in stable condition. 

Investigations are ongoing.

25 FIXED PENALTY NOTICES ISSUED TO DRIVERS BY MOBILE
DIVISION OFFICERS IN PAST 24 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 fifteen (15) persons for outstanding criminal warrant, assault and making threats of death over the past 24 hours.  

Additionally, 25 drivers were ticketed for various traffic violations.

THESE INVESTIGATIONS ARE ACTIVE AND POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THESE INCIDENTS, 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), THE CENTRAL DETECTIVE UNIT AT 502-9991/2 OR THE NEAREST POLICE STATION.
 
CRIME PREVENTION TIPS. BE AWARE THAT YOU ARE A POTENTIAL VICTIM OF A CRIME. STAY ALERT AND ATTUNED TO PEOPLE AND CIRCUMSTANCES AROUND YOU.

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