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Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris’ home robbed, caretaker assaulted

Posted by on December 11, 2013

steve_harris_2005While the Bahamas’ tourism slogan is “It’s Better in the Bahamas.” That wasn’t necessarily the case for the caretaker of Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris’ property. His house was robbed of $8,000 worth of things, and the property’s caretaker, Philip Pierre had a knife held to his throat was beaten and left in a pool of blood wrapped in duct tape.

Tribune 242 reports that the robbers broke into the house, at Cable Beach, by sawing through the chains on the front gate of a home on the property that was being used as a site office and storage facility for the guest house. Thankfully the property manager, Charles Beall, said that many of his employees canvassed the island and were able to find two of the gang that broke in, as well as $5,000 worth of stolen property. Steve Harris had no comment on the goings-on.

[Metal Sucks, via Adrian Begrand]

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