On Wednesday Afternoon, 27 May, officers were responding to a report at an address off Walkers Road, when a man at the location obstructed them in their duties. The man brandished a machete and pepper spray, then assaulted officers with the pepper spray. He then fled the location.
The affected officers have undergone decontamination, and efforts are currently underway to locate and apprehend the man.
On Thursday, as a matter of public safety, police is confirming that the man who was involved in the below incident is 43-year-old Simon Julio Newball of a Walkers Road address in George Town. Mr. Newball is approximately 5 feet 6 inches in height, slim build and of light brown complexion. He is believed to be armed and dangerous, and should not be approached by members of the public.
Detectives are seeking the assistance of the public in locating the wanted man on suspicion of Threats to Kill, Possession of a Restricted Weapon, and other offenses relating to the below incident. If seen the public is encouraged to call 9-1-1 immediately.