Mother & Children Robbed At Blue Hole Hill Park

June 16, 2019

[Updated] Police officers responded to a reported armed robbery at Blue Hole Hill Park this afternoon [June 16] which saw a woman and her children robbed by a “man brandishing a bladed article”.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:30pm today [June 16th] police officers responded to a reported armed robbery at Blue Hole Hill Park in Hamilton parish.

“Early information suggests that a woman and her two children were walking in the park when they were approached by an unknown man brandishing a bladed article.

“The suspect, described as around 40-years-old, approximately 6 feet 2 inches tall of caramel complexion wearing army fatigues and unkempt in appearance, took the woman’s beach bag containing personal items.

“Apparently her son was punched in the head by the unknown man before he made good his escape.

“At this time it is understood that the woman sustained minor injuries while her daughter was unharmed.

“Police officers are currently conducting a search of the area for the culprit.

“Any witnesses or members of the public with any information are asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011 immediately.”

Update 9.30pm: A police spokesperson said, “The search of the Blue Hole Hill Park area concluded earlier this evening without locating the perpetrator.

“However, enquiries continue regarding his whereabouts as well as the circumstances of this incident.

“Witnesses, area residents or anyone with any information please call 295-0011 or the independent and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477 at the earliest opportunity.”

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  1. Toodle-oo says:

    A long time ago we were dubbed ‘The Isles of Devils’ because of the racket made by endemic cahows and the fear they mistakenly instilled in passing sailors.
    Looks like we’ve re-earned the title for a completely different reason.
    This is turning out to be quite a weekend.

  2. Paul says:

    It appears you are not safe anywhere in Bermuda.

    • It appears we are not safe anywhere in the world, Bermuda is not an Utopia (well for some people it feels like it is because of Historical Safety net Policies), we are as much a part of the rest of the world which has crime, greed and corruption.
      Just like you can go to ANY hardware store and buy a power tool for $600 and get the same tool online for $150 (sugar tax included) is a testement of how legal theft is normal.
      To the cowards that comitted this crime, FLUG them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Madgethey will says:

    I wonder how her children must feel …they will relive what hppened today for the rest of their lives…I will think twice about where I go for my walks…

  4. Onion Peels says:

    Two Bermudas

    • Berlinda says:


    • True, one group of criminals who are @$$#0£€$ and another group of criminals get you through policies and legelation.

      • question says:

        A certain segment thinks they have a right to violently rob whoever they want.

  5. They prey on the weak
    But i pray they come my way
    For there fate will not be a good one..

  6. They prey on the weak
    But i pray that if they ever cross me there fate will be there end..

  7. Wondering says:

    WHEN are we going to get cameras island wide? That way when crime occurs, the police can be lead right to the culprits and catch them and collect their weapons immediately. It would lessen crime as well because they’d all be getting caught.

  8. Mb says:

    Truly awful
    Makes you feel unsafe walking anywhere now… wonder if it’s same robbers on all the recent attacks

  9. Wahoo says:


  10. Question says:

    A certain segment thinks they are entitled to commit crime.

  11. MM says:

    Indeed , a very day, for the children. How daring and how ruthless to attack children for money , they are the least able to protect themselves. May the culprit be found , convicted in a good and timely trial and a message sent. For many it’s been a long and relaxing holiday . It is quite difficult to put resources in all places , I hope the children and mother are given the best care possible

  12. Captain Hook says:

    The stocks are just down de road..

    • wahoo says:

      Not allowed to do that because it violates the rights of criminals.

  13. Ok says:

    As the price of food and cost of living rises…so will the desperation and violence…very sad

    • Anonymous says:

      Yeah, thank the PLP for that. I’m amazed that their base is too stupid to realize it.

    • Farcie says:

      That is no excuse, plenty poor people everywhere don’t go robbin.

      I don’t see any change under this Government though, if anything its got worse.

  14. Kimberley Smith says:

    Any comments from the country leaders??? Any of them???

  15. Me says:

    Island is spiralling out of control

  16. PANGAEA says:

    My family are terrified at every little sound around our home to the point of paranoia.

    The police ocasionaly come round our area at night do not get out of the car, I watch them from in plain sight, because, i guess that they are terrified also.

    Most criminal activity now happens during the day or during full moonlight.

    Where do they learn all this T.V. and West gate University.

    Their incentive could be the high cost of living brought on by excessive double ~ dip taxation.

    Our home is our prison.

    We lock every door.
    We lock every window.
    We lock our car.
    We lock our scooter.
    We lock our valuables in the safe deposit box.
    We don’t have an alarm system.
    We used to have dogs they died of old age.

    This is the life of senior citizens we have come to expect as the new norm.

    The complete judicial system from police, pass the Court room ,and prison system cost the tax payer millions, sorry guys, I forgot re habilitation .

    ” A life lived in fear is a life half lived”.

  17. Vida Smith says:

    I don’t think the price of food has anything to do with this,seems like
    someone that has a problem,and cannot hold a job, very sad.

  18. Cathy says:

    The police should check the abandoned house on the property, if haven’t already done so, of an evening or early morning to see if the critter is shacked there.