Teen Stabbed At Bus Terminal, Two Arrested

February 24, 2021

[Updated] Two suspects have been arrested after a 16-year-old male was stabbed at the bus terminal in Hamilton today [Feb 24] with the police confirming that the 16-year-old’s injuries are “described as life threatening.”

A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:00pm today, Wednesday 24th February, 2021, police responded to a report of a stabbing incident at the bus terminal in the City of Hamilton.

“Upon arrival officers were informed the victim, a sixteen-year-old male, had suffered a stab wound to the chest and left on a motorcycle headed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where at last check, he was undergoing emergency surgery.

“His injuries which were described as life threatening.

“Two suspects, a twenty-year-old male and a nineteen-year-old male, were subsequently seen standing at the bus stop at the corner of Court and Church Streets.

“Officers attended the scene and arrested both suspects, one of them as he attempted to flee and the other as he attempted to board a PTB bus. Both men were taken into custody.

“A knife believed to have been used in the stabbing incident was also recovered on the bus.

“There was a minor traffic delay as a result of the police activity at the bus stop and passengers had to be transferred as the bus on which the suspects were arrested was processed by officers from the Forensic Science Unit [FSU].

“Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Criminal Investigations Unit on 247-1744 or, the main police number, 295-0011.”

Update Feb 25, 9.40am: A police spokesperson said, “The victim in yesterday’s stabbing incident remains in hospital receiving treatment for his injuries.

“No further information will be provided at this time.

“The Bermuda Police Service again urges anyone with information on this stabbing incident which occurred at the Hamilton bus Terminal around 4:00 p.m yesterday, Wednesday 24th February, to please call the Criminal Investigations Unit on 247-1744, or, the main police number, 285-0011.”

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