Robbery victim fights back after knife attack

A robbery victim who was stabbed and robbed of a mobile telephone this afternoon, fought back, ran after his attacker and with the help of a friend, accosted the youth a short distance away from the scene of the attack.

The incident occurred in La Clery at about 5:30 pm this afternoon.

The victim, who sustained a minor knife wound to the upper arm, said that he was accosted near the roundabout by a knife wielding youth who robbed him of his mobile telephone, stabbing him in the arm in the process.

According to the victim, had he not taken evasive action he would have sustained serious knife wounds as the attacker kept slashing at him.

He explained that the attacker ran off with the mobile telephone and he pursued him after summoning a friend  nearby to help in the chase.

It appears that the attacker either dropped or threw away the knife as he was being pursued, only to be cornered a short distance away where he was dealt several blows by his victim.

The scene occurred in full view of a number of motorists.

The victim said he demanded that the attacker hand over the stolen mobile telephone, but he kept denying that he had it in his possession.

The victim, who said he is from Vieux Fort and was coming from work when the incident happened, disclosed that when he searched the attacker’s bag, the mobile telephone was found inside.

The police officer on the scene pulled out a pair of handcuffs, put it on the alleged attacker and went away with him.

The victim declared that the young criminal had picked on the wrong man.





  1. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 6:09 pm


    1. Anonymous
      September 9, 2016 at 3:03 pm

      St. Lucia Times, it’s unfortunate that you think you need a certain idiot’s comments to boost your readership or popularity.

      But when comments are clearly inflammatory, disrespectful and downright tacky, I believe some censorship can be employed, for example use of the term “Removed by Administrator.”

      Please note that not only locals engage this forum. But yes we do matter and deserve at minimum “clean” discussion and dialogue.

  2. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    Bravo to you. Hope that can happen to other thieves. Very courageous . Thanks to the officer also. Hope they deal with him.

  3. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 6:25 pm

    Great job
    These fools need to be dealt with accordingly
    Just be careful next time

  4. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    Yes man..we need more people like you..swoop is..smh..he will think twice near time…walk in pairs

  5. John Williams
    September 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    Give him a medal. He was victim, detective and enforcer all in a moment. Some people do not like to be ripped off. Proud of you for gathering your wits and standing up.

  6. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    Good job. They don’t know who they are attacking

  7. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 7:08 pm

    I am thanking the Lord for protecting this guy from deeper and more serious stabbing wounds and give praise for his bravery to take up the battle which led to an arrest. Let us keep on praying against the enemies and negative attacks. Bravo my brother.

  8. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 7:11 pm

    They Need to break down those old CDCs in la clery cause that’s where those old thieves are coming from and robbing people any time of the day

  9. jay
    September 8, 2016 at 7:32 pm

    Vieux Fort people don’t mess around

  10. Anonymous
    September 8, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Happy to hear that the guy got his phone back plus the attacker was arrested. To many times they get away with thief in this country.

  11. accession
    September 8, 2016 at 8:35 pm

    One pay for all…..he would not see freedom for a very long time…..

  12. Sad-But-True
    September 8, 2016 at 11:07 pm

    Must be Poor and Inferior Black UWP supporter, attacking a Superior SLP Supporter.

    1. Anonymous
      September 9, 2016 at 6:34 am

      Shut up . Always some ignorant person to try and make a situation about politics

    2. Anonymous
      September 9, 2016 at 8:19 am

      You are right , UWP coming for that juffali you’ll sitting on

  13. Reality
    September 9, 2016 at 5:19 am

    Job well done. I hope you have him the blows to his head. He will remember.

    Sad but true…. you are ridiculous now. Why does everthing have to be political. That’s if there guys have ever voted or of age to vote. You are a disgruntle slp supporter and blaming everything in the new administration. Relax. Chill.

  14. Reality
    September 9, 2016 at 5:21 am

    Sentence suppose to read…. “I hope you gave him…”