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Update: Male Arrested in Relation to West Bay Aggravated Burglary, 8 May

8th May, 2019 Police Headlines

Update (8 May):

A juvenile male, age 16 of West Bay, has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary in relation to an incident on 6 March, where two armed males broke into a West Bay residence (see below release). Officers also discovered a portion of suspected cocaine on his person while conducting the arrest. He was further arrested on suspicion of possession and consumption of cocaine.


He remains in police custody as investigations continue.

Initial Release:

Just before 10:30PM on Wednesday 6 March, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to an address in the Birch Tree Hill area of West Bay, where it was reported that two persons, one armed with an object that appeared to be a handgun and the other a long metal object, entered the residence and demanded money from its occupant. 


A struggle ensued between the victim and one of the perpetrators, at which time the two male perpetrators both fled the location. The victim is understood not to have sustained any serious injuries during the attack.


 There have been no arrests made in this investigation so far.


The matter is under police investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the West Bay CID at 949-3999.


Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.