In Statia: Stabbing with two injured

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Sint Eustatius, Oranjestad — In the night hours on Saturday, April 15th , a fight took place on the Paramira-weg on St. Eustatius, which ended in a stabbing. A finger of the perpetrator was also chopped off by a third person, presumably with a machete.

The victim of the stabbing and the perpetrator of the stabbing were transported to Sint Maarten by air ambulance for medical treatment. A minor suspect with initials I.S.P. was arrested for assault with a weapon, aggravated assault and attempted manslaughter.

Investigation into this case is ongoing.