Basseterre, St. Kitts (WINN)- Police have issued a statement on a fight between two St. Paul’s men that left both injured.
The incident was captured on video and widely circulated on social media over the weekend.
“The Police are investigating an incident in which two men were injured. Vincent Francis and Darren Caines, both of whom are from St. Paul’s were taken to the Pogson Medical Centre after being involved in an altercation in their village,” police said Monday.
The Police responded to a report of a wounding sometime after 11 a.m. on April 02, 2021.
Preliminary investigations so far have revealed that Caines wounded Francis to his head with what appeared to be a knife.
Francis then injured Caines on his hand and foot with a machete. Caines was treated and discharged at the Pogson Medical Centre.
Francis was transferred to the J.N.F. General Hospital for further medical attention where he was kept for observation.
He has since been discharged.
Police investigations into the matter are ongoing.
Persons with information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Department in District ‘B’ by dialling 465-7261.”