Police Arrest Motorcycle Robbery Suspects

Around 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 2nd, 2023, an 18-year-old male attended Hamilton Police Station and reported that he was robbed of his motorcycle at knifepoint on South Road, near the junction with Collectors Hill, Smiths.

The 18-year-old male told police he was riding west along South Road, Smiths, when three motorcycles travelling in the same direction pulled up to him as he approached St. Marks Church.

The man kept riding west along South Road, when upon approaching the traffic lights at the junction of South Road and Collectors Hill, one of the cycles overtook him and blocked his path causing him to stop. A pillion rider on one of the cycles then brandished a knife and demanded he hand over his cycle.

Acting on information provided, officers attended the area. While on patrol, they observed the suspects riding a separate stolen motorcycle.

The suspects, a 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male led officers on an extensive chase and were later intercepted.

They were each found to be in possession of a knife. They were arrested and taken to Hamilton Police Station.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Unit have commenced an investigation into the robbery report and anyone with information on this matter, is asked to contact Detective Constable, Janea Smith on 717-2290 or, via email – jrsmith@bps.bm

You may also call the main police number, 295-0011, provide the information via the Bermuda Police Service Community Reporting Portal at https://portal.police.bm or speak with a police officer you’re familiar with.

Alternatively, please call the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.

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