Concerned citizens today arrested a man who attacked a visitor on Jeremie Street near the Castries market, according to an eyewitness report.
The eyewitness told the Times that the incident occurred at around noon.
It is reported that the female visitor was in the company of her husband when she was attacked by a man, said to be in his thirties, in an apparent robbery attempt.
According to the eyewitness, a local man who witnessed the incident intervened and grabbed hold of the attacker who managed to free himself and flee.
However, according to the eyewitness, other citizens gave chase and eventually held the attacker.
The eyewitness said he was part of the group that effected the arrest and eventually handed the attacker over to the police.