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Robbery, Witness Appeal

Wed, 2023-01-25

Around 1:35 a.m. today, Wednesday, January 25th, 2023, police officers responded to a robbery at the Ice Queen, South Road, Paget.

Reports are, the suspect entered the restaurant and demanded cash.

He grabbed the cash register and attempted to flee the premises.

However, he dropped the cash register in the lobby area injuring himself, before escaping with an unknown quantity of cash.

Officers began a search of the immediate area and subsequently located and arrested a 27-year-old male. He was transported by officers to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, for treatment to his injury.

The arrested male was subsequently transported to the Hamilton Police Station where he remains in custody.

Anyone with information on this incident, is asked to contact Acting Detective Sergeant 2499, Hall, on 515-2499 or, via email chall@bps.bm.

You may also contact the main police number, 295-0011 or, the non-emergency reporting number, 211.

Alternatively, you may call Crime Stoppers at 800-8477 or, provide the information to a police officer you know.

Two Males Arrested in Connection with Reported Assault of 17-Year-Old Male

Tue, 2023-01-24

The Bermuda Police Service is investigating the alleged assault of a 17-year-old male, which reportedly took place around 10:20 a.m. yesterday, Monday 23rd January, 2023, on the grounds of the former Berkeley Institute, Berkeley Road, Pembroke.

Three suspects are said to have struck the 17-year-old several times about the head and body.

It is understood the incident was video-recorded by one of the suspects.

We ask that should you receive that video recording, you delete it and do not share it on.

Two males have been arrested in connection with this incident and anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Kim Cowper on, 247-1685 or via email kcowper@bps.bm.

Alternatively, you may call the main police number, 295-0011, the non-emergency reporting number, 211 or, speak with a police officer you know.

Suspicious Fires

Fri, 2023-01-20

At 1:15 a.m. today, Friday, January 20th, 2023, police attended a reported vehicle fire involving a motorcar, in the area of Derwent Lane, Devonshire.

Upon arrival officers spoke with a resident who informed them the fire had already been extinguished.

The resident also reported having put out a small fire on front porch of their home.

Previously, around 12:44am on Thursday, January 19th, 2023, police received a report of a two vehicle fire, two motorcars, also on Derwent Lane Devonshire.

Two persons were reportedly seen running away from the area shortly after the fire started. The fire was extinguished by residents prior to the arrival Police and the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service

Three suspects have been arrested and taken into custody in connection with these two incidents.

These matters are now under investigation.

Initial indications are they may be related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Inspector, Clifford Roberts, of the Criminal Investigative Unit by calling 717-0590 or via email croberts2@bps.bm.

You may also call the main police number 295-0011 or, the non-emergency reporting number, 211.

Alternatively, we urge you to share any information with a police officer you know.

Inquiries Continue After Two Motorcyclists Hurt in Paget Collision

Fri, 2023-01-20

Around 5pm Thursday 19th January 2023, a collision involving two motorcycles was reported on Middle Road in Paget, near the RUBiS Paget service station.

Details remain limited. However, it now appears that the two motorcycles were being ridden in opposite directions along Middle Road when they collided, near the junction with Valley Road.

Both riders, said to be a 67-year-old Warwick man and a 64-year-old Paget man, were transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of their injuries.

At last check the two men involved remained hospitalised, but their medical conditions were understood to be non-life threatening.

Traffic was diverted for approximately two hours while the crash scene was processed.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses are once again asked to call 211 at the earliest opportunity.

Bermuda Police Service Currently Recruiting Officers From UK & Caribbean

Thu, 2023-01-19

The Bermuda Police Service is currently recruiting police officers from the UK and Caribbean.

Interested UK police officers for Detective Constable and Authorised Firearms Officer (AFO) roles should apply via Police Oracle at https://jobs.policeoracle.com/.

The AFO roles can also be applied for via the Police Firearms Officers Association at https://www.pfoa.co.uk/firearms-vacancies/201-bermuda-police-service-afo-vacancies.

Interested Caribbean police officers for Detective Constable roles should apply via CaribbeanJobs.com at https://www.caribbeanjobs.com/Detective-Constables-Job-154077.aspx.

The deadline for applications from eligible police officers is Friday, 10th February 2023.

Updated Contact E-Mail Address for Parish Police Officers

Thu, 2023-01-19

The Bermuda Police Service is advising residents that the contact e-mail address for Parish Officers has been updated and is now a single point of contact.

To get in touch with any of the Parish Officers, members of the public should now e-mail parishes@bps.bm.

As a reminder, the following telephone numbers will connect callers to the offices of the central, eastern and western Parish Officers respectively.

Central (Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget): 247-1727.

Eastern (Smith’s, Hamilton parish, St. George’s): 247-1731.

Western (Warwick, Southampton, Sandys parish): 247-1791.

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