Masked gunmen assaulted and robbed a security guard in Vieux Fort on Monday morning, police say.
According to reports, at least five bandits were involved in 2.00 am attack on the guard who is in his sixties.
The victim was identified as Julian Modeste.
His attackers relieved him of cash and a mobile telephone.
And they also tied him up.
As a result of the attack which took place while Modeste was on duty at a restaurant and bar at La Tourney, Vieux Fort, he sustained head injuries.
St Jude Hospital treated the Black Bay, Vieux Fort resident.
However, it appeared that the gunmen did not take anything from the restaurant and bar.
Police are investigating.