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Gun used in weekend home invasion

Robbers who broke into a Devonshire home brandishing a gun and demanding cash were last night still on the loose.The Royal Gazette yesterday he was too distressed to talk about the incident, which happened at about 9.30pm on Friday.

They entered a garage on Tribe Road No 1, close to Middle Road, where five men are understood to have been playing a card game. It is believed a gun was pointed at one man’s head, before the culprits made off with some money.

The homeowner told

A Bermuda Police Service spokesman said two men “entered the garage area of the home and demanded money” with one “brandishing what appeared to be a firearm”.

The spokesman continued: “The suspects are described as two black men wearing full face helmets. They made good their escape with a quantity of cash. No one was injured.”

Officers with sniffer dogs made a thorough search of area but the offenders were not found.

Detectives investigating the robbery are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to call the Hamilton Criminal Investigation Unit on 295-0011.

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Published August 22, 2011 at 2:00 am (Updated August 22, 2011 at 10:15 am)

Gun used in weekend home invasion

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