Stand-Off Averted Without Incident Says Police Media Relations Officer

Police officers responded to a reported mental health incident at a residence on The Glebe Road in Pembroke around 10pm Tuesday, 18th October 2022.

The individual involved apparently threatened family members with a knife. As a result, the family members exited the home, leaving the individual alone inside.

Hospital personnel also responded to the scene as a precaution and to provide relevant expertise.

Police negotiators communicated with the individual overnight into the next day (Wednesday, 19th October).

Thankfully, the incident concluded safely around 2:50pm Wednesday, without injury to the individual, who was taken for medical assessment.

The Bermuda Police Service reminds our community that help is available for anyone seeking support regarding  mental health concerns.

For professional assistance and advice, please contact the Bermuda Hospitals Board 24-hour mental health crisis line: (441) 239-1111, or visit their website at:

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