Two female visitors were attacked by two young men in Sans Souci, Castries, Saturday morning, eyewitnesses say.
A report was made to the police about 10.a.m, according to reports.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, an eyewitness told St Lucia Times that the incident took place near Serenity Park.
The eyewitness reported hearing someone screaming and said upon investigating, saw two young men attempting to relieve a cruise ship visitor of a camera while she and her female companion put up a struggle.
The eyewitness said although the visitor who had the camera fell to the ground, the young thugs continued in their attempt to rob her.
The young men are reported to have fled when passersby began heading in the direction of the commotion.
St Lucia Times was informed that the woman who was attacked was badly shaken and sustained bruises.
She and her companion are said to have headed back to their ship which was docked in the Castries harbour after the incident.
Just this week, a couple reported being accosted and robbed in Serenity Park.
Persons on social media have said that there appears to be a gang of criminals operating in the area, targetting homes and passersby.