Just after 12 noon today, Police Officers responded to a 911 call of an Aggravated Burglary at a Smiths Parish residence. The occupants who were at home at the time of the incident, reported that they were held at knifepoint.
Of tremendous concern, a sexual assault is alleged to have taken place by the perpetrators.
The suspects are described as being black males in their early twenties, wearing all black clothing, and riding a motorcycle.
It is believed the suspects also made off with property from the residence.
Detectives have formed a major investigation team, led by Detective Chief Inspector Sherwin Joseph as the senior investigating officer.
Nicholas Pedro, Acting Assistant Commissioner – Crime, asserted, “The Bermuda Police Service has declared this a Critical Incident. We are extremely concerned about this incident, and believe someone knows who committed this heinous act.
We will work tirelessly to identify the suspects & bring them to justice – but we also need the public’s help. We need people to step forward to prevent this from happening again.”
Please call 211 or 911 if you have any information relating to this event. Alternatively, you may also contact Crime Stoppers on 800-8477.
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