On Friday, November 5, 2016 at approximately 11:50 pm (23:50 hours), two males visiting the island were robbed by two masked armed persons dressed as what they thought were police officers.
According to the victims, the perpetrators were dressed in dark blue pants and T-shirts with the word Police printed on their backs. Once the door was opened, both men were attacked and robbed. As a result of the sustained wounds, the both visitors were taken to the SMMC for medical attention.
In light of this incident a notice was sent out by the Community Police Officers to residents in their respective districts via whatsapp warning them to be cautious of opening their doors without verifying identification of the police officer. All officers can be identified by their uniform and each one carries identification. When in doubt, residents should call 911 for verification.
The details surrounding this incident is still under investigation by the Detective Department.