Assault On Corrections Officer In Southampton

February 3, 2020 | 4 Comments

An off-duty Corrections Officer was out jogging early this morning [Feb 3] in Southampton when he was “approached by persons on a motorcycle, who struck him in the head and rode off.”

A police spokesperson said, “At about 6am today, Monday 3rd February, an off-duty Corrections Officer, was out jogging on South Road in Southampton.

“He was approached by persons on a motorcycle, who struck him in the head and rode off.

“The 40-year-old male victim is being treated at King Edward hospital for a laceration to his head.

“The Bermuda Police Service Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating the matter and wishes to speak with anyone who may have any information, or may have seen this incident.

“If you were in the vicinity of Warwick Camp & Southampton Rangers Sports Club today at around 5:55 – 6:00am, we want to hear from you.

“Anyone with information is urged to contact the investigators at the Criminal Investigations Unit on 295-0011, or call the independent CrimeStoppers hotline on 800-8477.”

Update 1.07pm: The police amended the statement to say he was out jogging, and the text above reflects that.

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  1. Damn idiots, hope they get caught and he is in their section.

  2. It would mean that this officer was being observed by this other person for awhile , in order for them to know where he would be at 6:00 am . Is this what Bermuda is coming to ? If so, Who than is safe ?

  3. Oh,I see now says:

    Once apprehended an example has to be made or we set a bad precedent for the safety of our police and corrections personnel

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