Youth hospitalized after cutlass attack

A youth was rushed to hospital after coming under a cutlass attack  this evening, Monday, August 8, 2016.

The attack occurred shortly before 9 pm near the Blue Coral Mall.

cutlass-attack2According to an eyewitness, the youth – described as being in his late teens or early twenties, was sitting outside the mall with a laptop computer when the attack took place.

The eyewitness told the Times that at least three young men were involved in the attack.

The victim’s laptop computer is reported to have been taken.

The unidentified victim, who is reported to be from Faux A Chaux, Castries, appeared to have sustained a wound to the leg near the knee area.

He was transported to hospital via ambulance.

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