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Fifth Road Fatality for 2021 [Updated]

Sun, 2021-05-30

A 16-year-old St. George’s girl seriously hurt after a collision occurred involving the 50cc scooter she was riding (apparently headed east) and a van (apparently being driven west) along South Road in Southampton, near Dolphin Ridge, around 12:15pm today (Sunday, 30th May) sadly later succumbed to her injuries at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) extends sincere condolences to the 16-year-old girl’s family and friends. A BPS Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to support her loved ones.

This marks the fifth road fatality for 2021. Formal identification is anticipated on Monday, 31st May.

Traffic diversions were in effect for approximately three hours while a Traffic Collision Investigator and the Forensic Support Unit processed the scene.

Reported Serious Two Vehicle Collision on South Road in Southampton [Updated]

Sun, 2021-05-30

Around 12:15pm today (Sunday, 30th May) police and other first responders were dispatched to a reported serious two vehicle collision on South Road in Southampton, near the junction with Dolphin Ridge.

Details are limited at this time. However, early information suggests that a van and a 50cc scooter were involved.

The rider of the scooter, believed to be a 16-year-old girl, was seriously hurt.

She was given CPR at the scene which continued as she was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance. An update on her condition is anticipated in due course.

The driver of the van was not injured.

Traffic delays in the area are to be expected as police process the scene.

25-Year-Old Man Stabbed at Horseshoe Bay on Bermuda Day

Sat, 2021-05-29

Around 7:15pm Friday, 28th May (Bermuda Day) police officers responded to a reported disturbance at Horseshoe Bay in Southampton.

Approximately 15 minutes later, police officers also responded to a reported disturbance at Chaplin Bay in Warwick.

However, on arrival at both locations, nothing untoward was encountered.

Detectives later learned that a 25-year-old man, who had been at Horseshoe Bay beach earlier Friday evening, attended King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment of a stab wound to his abdomen.

At last check the injury was not considered life threatening and the young man was listed in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Bermuda Day Holiday Weekend Policing

Wed, 2021-05-26

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) takes this opportunity to advise the public on matters related to ensuring a peaceful and safe time for everyone during this year’s Bermuda Day holiday weekend.

Acting Superintendent Tracy Adams – “I would like to share the general policing plan with the community, which involves visible BPS patrols during the Bermuda Day holiday weekend (Friday, 28th May through Sunday, 30th May), and reassure residents that any acts of anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.

However, if you see something, say something. Please call 211, the main police telephone number 295-0011 or 911 in an emergency.

Police patrols will also be vigilant regarding compliance by members of the public and businesses to current COVID-19 protocols.

Two Males Arrested After Fight Outside Berkeley Institute

Mon, 2021-05-17

Around 3:30 p.m. today, Monday 17th May, police responded to a report of a fight involving a group of four males, outside the Berkeley Institute.

Callers reported one of the males was armed with a knife, while another was carrying a baseball bat.

Upon arrival, police received information that two of the males involved in the incident left on a motorcycle and two others had gone to a nearby residence.

Officers attended the residence and arrested the two males who allegedly were armed.

There were several witnesses to this incident and police are appealing for individuals, particularly a woman who recorded the incident on a cell phone to please call 211 or, the main police number, 295-0011.

The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank those members of the public who have already assisted by providing information which helped in identifying the two suspects who were subsequently arrested.

18 Year Old Man Arrested in Connection With Stabbing & Robbery

Mon, 2021-05-10

Detectives have arrested an 18 year old male in connection with the stabbing & robbery of a 16 year old male on Friday evening.

Detective Superintendent Nicholas Pedro said: “Evidence obtained by officers led them to make the arrest. A second male has also been interviewed in relation to this serious matter.

The young male victim remains in hospital, being treated for serious injuries.

We would like to thank those members of the public who have come forward so far, as we recognize that we are reliant on the public to help make us all safer.

16 Year Old Male Hospitalised After Stabbing Incident [Updated]

Sat, 2021-05-08

Shortly before 5:45 p.m. yesterday, Friday 7th May, Police and Emergency Medical Services personnel were dispatched to a reported stabbing incident at an area opposite the Southampton Rangers field on South Road, Southampton.

Upon arrival it was ascertained the victim, a sixteen-year-old male, suffered stab wounds to the torso, but was conscious and breathing.

He was attended to at the scene by EMTs and transported via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, for treatment to his injuries, which were described as life threatening.

The suspect in this matter is described as a dark brown complexioned, black male with a short haircut, wearing teal coloured pants and a dark top.

There were a number of individuals who reportedly witnessed this incident and while investigators have already spoken with some of them, there are others they urgently need to hear from as they look to bring whomerver is responsible for this brazen act of violence before the courts.

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