The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has confirmed the arrest of a second man in connection with a sex assault and burglary at knifepoint last month.

A BPS spokesman said the suspect, who is 20-years-old, was arrested last Friday. 

A 36-year-old man was arrested on the same day of the attack at a private home in Smith’s Parish on October 19.

Both men have since been bailed to return to Hamilton Police Station at a later date while the investigation continue,” the spokesman said.

Detectives are still keen to hear from anyone who knows anything about this brutal attack and home invasion.

We still need your help,” he added.

Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, Nicholas Pedro said the attack was being treated as a “critical incident” by police.

He added anyone who could help the police inquiry should contact Detective Chief Inspector Sherwin Joseph on 717-2158 or 247-1248 or by e-mail at jsherwin@bps.bm.

The spokesman said people could also call 211, the main police number on 295-0011 or use the confidential and anonymous Crime Stoppers hotline at 800 8477.