Delivery Driver Accosted

Tue, 2020-11-03

In light of concerns expressed on social media by members of the public, following media reports on a matter in which a replica firearm and a knife were reportedly brandished during a confrontation against a food service delivery driver, the Bermuda Police Service wishes to provide the following clarification.

At approximately 7.50pm on Wednesday 28th October 2020, Police responded to a report of a suspicious incident that occurred at an address on Harrington Sound Road, Hamilton Parish. Police immediately began enquires into the matter.  

At approximately 9.55pm on the same date, a suspect was arrested in connection with this matter. A search of a residence was conducted and items were seized by Police and a second suspect was subsequently arrested.

Investigators have been in constant contact with the complainant who is assisting them with enquiries into this matter.

A file of evidence was prepared and charges were approved by the Department of Public Prosecutions. The suspects this morning appeared in Magistrates’ Court charged with, (1) Behaving in a threatening Manner, (2) Deprivation of Liberty and (3) Carrying an imitation firearm with criminal intent / to commit an indictable offence – namely Deprivation of Liberty.