The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public of an increase in reported ‘chain snatching’ incidents.
It appears that the offenders travel by motorcycle and accost lone motorcyclists, before fleeing with the stolen jewellery.
No injuries have been reported.
Following this past weekend’s search and rescue effort involving an overdue vessel, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) Marine Unit, Bermuda Radio and the Bermuda Water Safety Council wish to remind local mariners that the responsible operation of a watercraft includes having the required safety and communications equipment onboard before leaving any dock or mooring.
Inspector Robert Cardwell, Officer Responsible for the Marine Unit stated: “I can confirm that the BPS Marine Unit was involved in this search, working together and coordinating efforts to recover the overdue vessel with Bermuda Radio.
The Central Community Action Team will be holding a ‘Meet Your Community Action Team (CAT) Officers’ – Police Community Outreach Clinic today from 12 noon to 4pm at Lindo’s Market in Devonshire.
This initiative is an avenue for members of the public to voice any concerns they may have about ongoing anti-social or criminal activity in their neighborhoods, receive Neighborhood Watch Group information, as well as receive crime prevention information and pamphlets including financial crime prevention tips.
The Eastern Community Action Team (ECAT) will again be holding a Police Community Clinic on Wednesday 17th September from 10:00am – 12:00pm and again from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at the Shelly Bay Marketplace, Hamilton parish.
The objective is similar to previous clinics:
To solicit concerns about ongoing anti-social or criminal activity in neighborhoods.
Around 10:30pm on Monday, September 15th first responders attended a reported single vehicle collision on Marsh Folly Road in Pembroke near the junction with Bishop Spencer Road.
It appears that a van was being driven along Marsh Folly Road when it collided with a curb and overturned. The driver, a 56 year old Hamilton parish woman, sustained minor injuries.
Around 1pm on Sunday, September 14th first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of The Sink Road and Tommy Fox Road in St. George’s.
It appears that a car was being driven along Tommy Fox Road and a motorcycle was being ridden along the same road when the vehicles collided at the junction.