Police investigate overnight armed robberies


Police on New Providence is seeking the public’s assistance in solving two armed robberies which occurred overnight. In the first incident, according to reports, shortly after 11:00pm, Sunday, 30th September, 2018, a woman was standing outside her Toyota Passo on Jumbey Drive, Pinewood Gardens, when she was approached by three men, two armed with firearms, who robbed her of her purse before getting into her vehicle and speeding away.

In the second incident, according to reports, before 1:00am on Monday, 1st October, 2018, three men were standing outside a home on Sandilands Village Road, when they were approached by three men, one armed with a firearm, who robbed them of cash and electronic items. The victims were able to disarm the gunman; however, all three suspects got into a red jeep and made good their escape.

Investigations are ongoing.

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