Curfew in August Town extended
The curfew that was imposed in sections of August Town Police Division, the area that has been the scene of multiple killings since the start of the new year, has been extended.
The curfew began at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 5 and was set to run until Monday, January 7. This was later extended until 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 9.
The boundaries of the curfew are as follows:
NORTH: Along an imaginary line about 500 metres from the hill ridge at Goldsmith Villa vicinity of a large upstairs building to the intersection with Payton Place and Mona Road.
EAST: Along an imaginary line about 2000 metres from the intersection with Payton Place and Mona Road to the intersection of Silver Drive and Bryce Hill Road.
SOUTH: Along an imaginary line about 200 metres from the intersection of Silvera Drive and Bryce Hill Road to Top Road.
WEST: Along an imaginary line about 1500 metres from Top Road to the large upstairs building along the hill ridge at Goldsmith Villa.
During the hours of the curfew, all persons within the boundaries of the curfew are required to remain within their premises unless otherwise authorized in writing by the ground commander.