Archive for January 5th, 2013

Prison officer injured at HMP Northward

| 05/01/2013 | 8 Comments

Prison gate (232x300)_0.jpg(CNS): Government officials have confirmed that a member of the prison staff was injured on Friday, 4 January, at HM Prison Northward during the course of his duties, but they have given no details of how the officer was injured , the severity of the injury or if it was at the hands of an inmate. Although the RCIPS and Health Services responded to the incident, there has been no indication if anyone was arrested in connection with the incident, which the authorities said is now under investigation.

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Man shot with flare gun

| 05/01/2013 | 0 Comments

wb shoot (282x300).jpg(CNS): A man was injured in West Bay at around 9:45 on Saturday morning after being shot with a flare gun during an altercation at the yard where he worked. Despite being shot in the head, the victim’s injuries are not believed to be serious, according to sources at the scene, on North West Point Road, the man was said to have been treated by paramedics. Police, including those from the Uniform Support Group, were said to have attended the location in force and apprehended the suspect shooter shortly after the incident.

The RCIPS has now confirmed that officers from Criminal Investigation Department (West Bay) are investigating the circumstance surrounding the discharge of the flare gun.

Anyone with information is asked to call WB police staiton on 949 3999, the RCIPS tip-line 949-7777 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS).


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