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Police report string of robberies

Police are investigating a series of robberies that occurred over the weekend.

The first took place shortly after 3 p.m. on Saturday when a woman on a beach at Rainbow Bay, Eleuthera, was approached by two men, one armed with a knife, who robbed her of cash before running away.

Shortly before 11 p.m., a man was outside a wash house on Joe Farrington Road, New Providence, when three men, one armed with a gun, robbed him of cell phones and sped away in his silver Toyota Passo.

Shortly after 11 p.m., three armed men entered the office of a motel on St. Albans Drive, held an employee at bay and robbed the establishment of an unknown amount of cash before fleeing, police said.

The fourth robbery occurred outside a wash house on Carmichael Road, shortly after 4 a.m. on Sunday.

Police said a man selling snacks was approached by two men, one armed with a gun, who robbed him of cash before speeding away in a silver vehicle.

Police did not say if any of the incidents are connected.

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