Yesterday morning [Apr.11] the police received a call just past 11am reporting that a burglary took place at a Devonshire residence, and a marked police car responding to the burglary was involved in a collision with a Government van.
“Around 11:20am on Wednesday, April 11th police responded to a reported burglary at a Chaingate Hill, Devonshire residence,” said a police spokesperson.
“An item of jewellery was reported stolen during the incident; however just prior, the occupant was able to escape to a neighbour’s property where police were called and promptly attended.
“A marked police car responding to the scene was involved in a damage only collision with a Government van in the area. The police vehicle received front end damage while the Government vehicle received relatively minor damage. There were no reported injuries.
“Inquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the Chaingate Hill, Devonshire area between 10:30am and 11:15am Wednesday, April 11th to contact the Hamilton Criminal Investigation Unit on 295-0011.”