NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Police are observing a crime trend that involves armed criminals targeting residents as they arrive home and stealing their cars, according to Chief Superintendent Chrislyn Skippings.
In a statement today, Skippings advised the public, to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings as the recent trend has been observed over the past few weeks.
“During the evening hours, police have seen a trend where residents on arrival to their homes have been approached and subsequently robbed of their vehicles, by males armed with handguns,” she said.
“Members of the public are encouraged to get to know their neighbors and the vehicles they drive, and to pay close attention to vehicles parked in the immediate area of their residence.”
Skippings added: “If you’re not familiar with a vehicle, police are encouraging you not to approach your residence and to contact 911 or 919, or visit the nearest police station before driving into your yard.