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TODAY'S CRIME REPORT 2017

February 7, 2017



POLICE SEEK HELP IN SOLVING A SHOOTING DEATH

Police are seeking the public's help in solving a shooting incident that has left a man dead on Tuesday 7th February 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 7:00am, a man was standing in front of a home on Ida Street, when a male approached in a grey vehicle and shot him before speeding off. The victim was taken to hospital where he later died.

Investigations are ongoing.

ISLAND-WIDE SEARCH LAUNCHED FOR SUSPECTS IN TWO ARMED ROBBERIES

Police have launched an island-wide search for the suspects responsible for two separate armed robberies that occurred at two government schools.

In the first incident, around 3:00am on Monday 6th February 2017, two security officers were on duty at a Senior High School on Faith Avenue South, when four males armed with firearms accosted them and demanded cash. The males tied up the two security officers and robbed them of cash, a watch and a cell phone. The suspects then ransacked the school's office before speeding off in one of the security officer's silver 1999 Honda Saber vehicle.

In the second incident, shortly after 2:00am on Tuesday 7th February 2017, two security officers were on duty at a Junior High School on College Avenue, when four males armed with firearms accosted them and demanded cash. The males tied up the two security officers and robbed them of cash and a cell phone. The suspects then ransacked the school's office and several classrooms before fleeing on foot.

Investigations are ongoing in both incidents.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ABOUT ANYONE ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITY, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, IS URGED TO ANONYMOUSLY CONTACT THE POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8476 (FAMILY ISLANDS)

WEEKLY CRIME PREVENTION TIP
IF YOU SEE OR SUSPECT A CRIME IS BEING COMMITTED; PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE FEATURES OF THE OFFENDER/S AND ANY VEHICLES INVOLVED.

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