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Motorcyclist Dies After Reported South Road, Warwick Crash [Updated]

Tue, 2017-11-28

Police and first responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision that took place at 6:03pm today at the junction of South Road and Warwick Lane in Warwick.

Details are unclear at present but it appears that as a result of the collision the male motorcycle rider was taken to the hospital where he later was pronounced dead.

Reported Missing Teenager: Hillary Coddington [Located]

Tue, 2017-11-28

The Bermuda Police Service is appealing for the public’s assistance in locating 14 year old Hillary Coddington.

Ms. Coddington, a student of The Berkeley Institute, is described as brown complexioned, between 5 feet 1 inch and 5 feet 2 inches tall with her hair in long braids.

She was apparently last seen on Monday, November 27th in the City of Hamilton wearing her school uniform.

There is concern for the wellbeing of Ms. Coddington, who has never gone missing before and is said to frequent the City of Hamilton as well as the Stowe Court, Pembroke area.

In addition, she usually travels on foot or by bus and has been known to visit the St. George’s area.

BPS Statement on Allegations Re: Former Cornerstone Clergy Member

Tue, 2017-11-28

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware of allegations circulating on social media about past inappropriate sexual conduct of a former Cornerstone Bible Fellowship clergy member.

To date, no criminal complaints have been made to the BPS.

We would like to remind the public that formal complaints are required by law in order for the police to investigate such allegations. Online statements and social media posts do not qualify as formal complaints.

Reported Robbery at Collector’s Hill Esso Service Station

Mon, 2017-11-27

Around 5:30am today (November 27th) police officers responded to a reported robbery at the Collector’s Hill Esso Service Station.

It appears that two suspects, one apparently brandishing a bladed article, accosted staff members as they opened the premises for the day.

One suspect was described as 5 feet 5 inches tall of medium build while the other suspect was described as 5 feet 8 inches tall of slim build.

Traffic Advisory for MarketPlace Santa Claus Parade

Fri, 2017-11-24

The motoring public is reminded that the annual MarketPlace Christmas Parade will take place in the City of Hamilton on Sunday 26th November 2017, commencing at 5pm from the corner of Par-La-Ville Road and Church Street.

Church Street will remain open to eastbound traffic between Par-La-Ville Road and Parliament Street to facilitate access to the MarketPlace until the parade commences.

Community Action Team Crime Prevention Presentation in St. David’s

Fri, 2017-11-24

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) Community Action Team (CAT) will be hosting a crime prevention presentation from 6:30pm – 7:30pm Tuesday, 28th November 2017 at Clearwater Middle School for residents of St. David’s regarding burglaries.

At the end of the presentation a sign-up sheet will be available for persons interested in receiving a residential security survey and joining or setting up a Neighbourhood Watch Group.

Motorcyclist Injured in Devonshire Crash Stable on a General Ward

Thu, 2017-11-23

Around 12:50pm Wednesday, November 22nd police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Orange Valley Road.

It appears that the motorcyclist involved, believed to be a 54 year old Hamilton parish man, struck a wall.

He was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of his injuries and at last check this morning (November 23rd) was listed in stable condition on a general ward.

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