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Robbery

Sun, 2005-08-07

Around 2:25 this morning, Police received a report of a robbery on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, outside the Dub City Variety store. It appears that the victim, a 52 year old Pembroke man, was sitting on his motorcycle in the area around 12:30am when a group of men approached him. Two of the men are known to the victim.

Robbery

Sat, 2005-08-06

At 8:50pm on Friday, Police attended a reported robbery in the garden at the junction of Middle Road and Burnt House Hill in Warwick. The victim, a 71 year old Sandy’s parish man, stated that he was bending over gardening when he was approached by an unknown man who pushed him to the ground and demanded money.

Theft

Thu, 2005-08-04

At 1:20 this morning, Police attended a reported theft from an unattended vehicle on Park Road in Pembroke. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who stated that sometime between 9:40pm on Thursday and 1am today an unknown culprit gained entry into his car. The culprit stole a grey Sony DVD Handycam, a silver Nikon digital camera and an unknown amount of coins.

AEROSOL CANS AT PUBLIC EVENTS

Thu, 2005-08-04

It has recently been brought to the attention of the Bermuda Police Service (BPS), the developing and dangerous trend of persons projecting fiery streams from various aerosol cans or other apparatus at public events, indoors and outdoors. The BPS is concerned about such practices posing a real threat to public safety.

Disturbance

Wed, 2005-08-03

Around 11:55pm on Wednesday, Police attended a reported disturbance on Middle Town Road in Pembroke. On arrival officers observed a crowd of approximately 50 people in the area. As officers in Police vehicles drove through the area several bottles were thrown, causing damage to the windscreen of one of the Police vehicles.

Breaking & Entering

Tue, 2005-08-02

Around 2:10 this morning, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at a Palm Valley, Southampton residence. On arrival officers spoke with the complainants, who stated that they awoke around 1:55am to find a woman in their home attempting to remove a Louis Vuitton purse. The complainants then detained the suspect, a 40 year old Southampton woman, until Police arrived.

Counterfeit Currency

Tue, 2005-08-02

The Bermuda Police Service continues to intercept counterfeit currency presently in circulation on the island, particularly Bermuda $50 and $100 notes.

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