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Two robberies reported over the holidays

December 29th, 2014 | Tags: robberies Josiah Bay Sea Cow's Bay police
Police are investigating two reported robberies, one in Sea Cows Bay early Saturday morning December 27, 2014 and the other at a bar in Josiah Bay last night December 28, 2014. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are investigating two reported robberies, one in Sea Cows Bay early Saturday morning December 27, 2014 and the other at a bar in Josiah Bay last night December 28, 2014.

A male resident of Sea Cows Bay reported that he was walking home from a nearby bar when he was approached from behind by a masked male near Cill’s Hardware. The perpetrator then placed what seemed like a handgun at the back of the victim’s head, took his gold chain and cash, and ran off toward the Ellis Thomas Downs Racetrack.

In the second incident, two masked males both with firearms entered Tiger’s Bar in Josiah Bay after 10pm Sunday evening.

One male pointed his firearm at a female worker and demanded money while the other pointed his handgun at another worker and a customer in the restaurant at the time.

After receiving proceeds from the bar, both individuals fled the premises in a vehicle in the direction of Andy’s Car Wash.

No injuries were sustained in either incident.

While the perpetrator’s description was not given in the first incident, in the second incident one of the men is described as about six feet or more in height, slim built, dressed in all dark clothing with what appeared to be a rifle in his hand.

The second male appeared about five feet in height, stocky, similarly dressed in dark clothing with what appeared to be a small black handgun.

Detectives of the Criminal Investigation Department are asking for assistance with any information that can help in identifying the perpetrators in these robberies. Persons with information can contact the Department by calling the RVIPF access number 311. Person are also invited to give this information anonymously to the Miami-based Crimestoppers number 800-8477.


5 Responses to “Two robberies reported over the holidays”

  • eish (29/12/2014, 18:40) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    see crime is out of control under this government yet they contiune to lie and say is down!!!!
    • The Project (30/12/2014, 07:27) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      Eish you need a kick in yuh keish. What the government have to do with this? Crime goes on regardless of who is in power. Never know a time when crime cease when any other government is in power. There is a socio-economi problem in the VI that we the people are not paying attention to. Check the crimes being committed, check the inmates incarcerated, check the parents of them as well.
    • @eish (30/12/2014, 14:35) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      blame CoP, easy target.
  • Joker (30/12/2014, 23:44) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I guess crime does pay in the bvi
  • tigers (03/01/2015, 01:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Tigers Bar is in Greenland not Josiah's Bay.

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