Police investigate armed robbery, illegal firearm recovered

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police in the capital are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly after 11:00a.m. on Friday, May 24, 2019.

According to police reports, shortly after 11:00a.m. on Friday, a man was at Shady Tree Lane when he was approached by two men, one armed with a firearm, who robbed him of cash and other items.

As the gunman was about to run away, the victim held onto him and disarmed him of the firearm. Both suspects then made good their escape and a 9 millimeter pistol was later handed over to police.

Investigations are ongoing.