DATE: 2017-12-28 10:30 Country Name: St. Lucia Location Detail: Castries EVENT: Assault

 

CSSN First Hand Report
CSSN First Hand Report

Security Matters - Caribbean Safety and Security Net

DATE: 2017-12-28 10:30
Country Name: St. Lucia
Location Detail: Castries
EVENT: Assault
HAND: 1
Stolen Items: gold chain
SECURED: N/A
DETAILS: A captain and his wife were shopping at the vegetable open market in Castries, St Lucia , at 10:30 AM when one male, approximately 20 years of age, assaulted the captain by striking him from behind, pushed him to the ground and then ripped a gold chain from his neck. During the assault, the captain’s wife attempted to intervene, and she was struck several times in the chest. Neither the captain nor his wife required medical attention. The assailant escaped by running away from the market. The captain tried to chase the assailant, but was unable to catch him . The victim reported that during the assault, there were approximately 50 local residents who witnessed the assault, and nobody said or did anything to stop it, or assist them after the incident. A police report was made to local authorities.

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