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Male Security Guard Stabbed Outside Front Street Liquor Store [Updated]

Thu, 2020-01-16

Around 8:15pm Wednesday, January 15th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported assault outside Carousel Liquors on Front Street in the City of Hamilton.

It appears that a 46 year old St. George’s man working as a security guard was involved in an altercation with another man that approached him, after that individual arrived on a black motorcycle.

Reported Missing Teen: 17 Year Old Ja'da Thomas [Located]

Wed, 2020-01-15

The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 17 year-old Ja’da Thomas.

Ms. Thomas is described as being five foot, two inches tall, with bright eyes and short black hair worn in a ponytail puff.

She is also said to be of medium build, weighing about 150lbs.

Ms. Thomas was last seen at home by her brother as she was preparing to leave for school at the CedarBridge Academy at around 8:00am yesterday, Tuesday 14th January.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of 17 year-old Ja’da Thomas is asked to contact the main police line on 295-0011.

Update: Thursday, January 16th - The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance in locating Ja’da Thomas.

She has now been located and returned.

Police Recruits & Tutor Constable Come to Assistance of Man in Devonshire

Wed, 2020-01-15

At 4:00pm on Tuesday 14th January, officers on the current Recruit Foundation Course performing their street duties training with a Tutor Constable, were dispatched to a residence in Devonshire to perform a welfare check on a male.

Police ComOps had received an overseas phone call from the UK from a worried friend who had not heard from him in two days.

30 Year Old Man Arrested & Bailed After Reported Hit & Run Last Friday

Wed, 2020-01-15

A 30 year old Pembroke man said to be the driver of a car that struck and injured a 31 year old male motorcyclist around 2am Friday, January 10th on North Shore Road in Pembroke, near the junction with Black Watch Pass was arrested on Tuesday, January 14th in connection with the incident.

He has since been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

First Road Fatality for 2020: 16 Year Old Kijani Burgess

Tue, 2020-01-14

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 16 year old Kijani Burgess and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

It has since been confirmed that the teen was riding a 50cc scooter (not a motorcycle as originally stated) east along Somerset Road in Sandys parish behind a taxi, which was also being driven in the same direction in the eastbound lane.

Appeal for Assistance in Locating 17 Year Old Tayah Smith [Located]

Tue, 2020-01-14

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 17 year old Tayah Smith.

Ms. Smith is described as a black female, approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall of medium build with short black natural hair.

She was last seen around 3:30pm Monday, January 13th leaving Creative Touch preschool on Perimeter Lane in Pembroke.

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