VIPD Investigating Stabbing on Boardwalk, Attempted Robbery at Granada Del Mar Condominiums

Crime Published On January 15, 2022 06:27 AM
Staff Consortium | January 15, 2022 06:27:33 AM

The Juan F. Luis Hospital Emergency Room, also called the Emergency Department. By ERNICE GILBERT/ V.I. CONSORTIUM

ST. CROIX — The V.I. Police Department said Friday it was investigating two incidents that occurred on St. Croix on Thursday and during the wee hours of Friday morning. 

Boardwalk Stabbing 

According to the V.I.P.D. release, on Thursday 7:38 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Christiansted Boardwalk after receiving a report of a stabbing.

Officers traveled to the area and found a 31-year-old male victim who received multiple stab wounds about the body.

The victim and witnesses reported three suspects attacked the victim and fled the area. The victim was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center where he was treated and released.

Attempted Robbery

On Friday at 1:30 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of an attempted robbery at the Granada Del Mar Condominiums.

The victims reported being in the parking lot of the condominiums in their vehicle when they were approached by three armed males wearing black masks.

According to the V.I.P.D. news release, suspects pointed their guns at the victims and demanded the victims exit the vehicle. The victims drove off and traveled to Judith’s Fancy, where they made contact with a security guard and called 911.

The victims were not harmed during this incident, according to the V.I.P.D.

The police department is asking anyone with information about these incidents to call 911, the Crime TipLine at 340-778-4950, or send an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers USVI here.

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