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Security Alert: Nassau (Bahamas), US Citizen Assaulted in Nassau

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Security Alert - U. S. Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas (February 7, 2018)

Location: Nassau, The Bahamas

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Nassau advises that a U.S. citizen was assaulted during the early evening hours of February 6, 2018, while jogging on West Bay Street just west of Goodman’s Bay Park.  Motorists and passersby stopped to help. The local police are now investigating and looking for the suspect.

While this event happened near the Goodman’s Bay Park, caution should be used in all areas of New Providence while traveling by foot after dark.

Actions to Take:

·         Use caution when walking at night in the Goodman’s Bay Park area.

·         Be aware of your surroundings.

·         Review your personal security plans.

Assistance:

·         U.S. Embassy Nassau, The Bahamas

+242 322 1181

+242 322 1181 (after hours)

ACSNassau@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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