A 42 year old man is in hospital following a bloody attack in Castries Friday afternoon.
Emergency officials told St Lucia Times the attack occurred at the Castries Waterfront.
It was not immediately clear what precipitated the incident.
However a Saint Lucia Fire Service official said emergency responders went to the scene about 3.50 pm.
The official said they found the man who had deep lacerations to the head.
Four of his fingers were severed, but he was in stable condition, it was also reported.
An ambulance transported the victim to the Owen King European Union Hospital (OKEUH).
A video of the shirtless victim, a blood soaked cloth held to his head and wearing blood-soaked trousers , was posted on social media.