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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

June 12, 2017



BAHAMIAN MAN IN CUSTODY FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CANADIAN WOMAN

A male jet-ski operator is in custody assisting police with their investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a Canadian woman that occurred on Monday June 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 1:30pm, the male jet-ski operator offered the Canadian woman a ride at Cabbage Beach and took her to Athol Island off Paradise Island, where he is alleged to have sexually assaulted her. The male jet-ski operator then returned the woman to Cabbage Beach and the matter was reported to the police.

The police later took the suspect into custody for questioning.

Investigations are ongoing.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO THE PUBLIC TO SHARE INFORMATION ON ANY ILLEGAL/SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES IN THEIR COMMUNITIES, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

CRIME PREVENTION TIP OF THE WEEK- Cell Phone Safety

WHEN TALKING ON YOUR CELL PHONE, BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND WHO IS COMING AND GOING; CONCENTRATING MORE ON YOUR PHONE CONVERSATION THAN WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND YOU, MAKES YOU MORE LIKELY TO BECOME A VICTIM OF CRIME.

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