BICYCLIST ASSAULTED: Man attacked with rock in robbery attempt

BICYCLIST ASSAULTED: Man attacked with rock in robbery attempt

NASSAU, BAHAMAS- A man riding a bicycle was allegedly struck several times in his head with a rock as another attempted to rob him.

According to police, the incident took place shortly after noon on Tuesday. The victim was riding his bike in the vicinity of Sea Breeze Lane and Bay Lily Drive when he was approached by an unknown male who reportedly struck him to his head with a stone repeatedly while attempting to rob him of his personal belongings.

Despite being injured, the victim was able to defend himself and the assailant fled the area on foot; officers from the Southeastern Division apprehended the 61-year-old suspect shortly after the incident, in the immediate area. The victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance where he was treated for his injuries and discharged. Investigations are ongoing into this matter.



About Genea Noel

Genea Noel is the news director and weeknight TV news anchor at Eyewitness News. She began working at Eyewitness News in 2018 as the newsroom editor and was subsequently promoted during her tenure. As a household name who graces the screens of thousands of Bahamian homes each night, Genea has racked up an impressive five Bahamas Press Club awards, including “The Cyril Stevenson Award for Outstanding Political Journalism” (2020), “Best Studio Live Producer” (2020) and “Best Newscast” (2018).