‘Efforts To Locate Second Male Suspect Continue’

August 25, 2019 | 8 Comments

A 15-year-old male arrested in connection with the theft of a handbag from a female visitor’s rental scooter basket has been released on police bail. and “efforts to locate the second male suspect continue.”

A police spokesperson said, “A 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with the theft of a handbag from a female visitor’s rental scooter basket that occurred around 12:15pm Friday, August 23rd has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

“Meanwhile, efforts to locate the second male suspect continue.

“It now appears that the female visitor, said to be a 52-year-old Canadian woman, was riding a rental scooter into the parking lot at Horseshoe Bay beach when two young black males on a motorcycle approached from behind, with the pillion passenger removing her handbag from the rental scooter’s basket.

“Apparently the 52-year-old woman alerted her family members, who attempted to stop the two suspects on the motorcycle from leaving, but the young men were able to escape with the handbag.

“Later Friday afternoon – following a police pursuit in the City of Hamilton area that ended when the suspects crashed the motorcycle they were traveling on into a private car near the Transport Control Department on North Street – the stolen handbag was recovered intact and the abandoned motorcycle used by the two suspects was impounded for forensic examination.

“Inquiries continue and any witnesses are now encouraged to call the Criminal Investigation Department on 247-1744.

“Alternatively, confidential tips can be provided by calling the independent and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477, or by visiting the Crime Stoppers Bermuda website www.crimestoppers.bm.”

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  1. sage says:

    When two people commit a crime like this and the one caught won’t name the other suspect, give him two sentences to run consecutively. I bet that would jog his memory real quick.

  2. JohnBoy says:

    Put em in the Stocks

  3. TOURISTS…. secure your items!!!
    This country is NO PARADISE!!!
    Bermuda is a definite part of the world.

  4. Oh no!!!! says:

    If this is what we have to look forward with our next generation …. we’re definitely f****

  5. Hair says:

    Thief’s, chop their fingers off!!!

  6. Triangle Drifter says:

    Let Dirty Harry do the interrogation. How bout it PUNK, do you feel lucky?

  7. Good idea…jog his memory.

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