Machete wielding suspect still at large. Victim still suffering | SOUALIGA NEWSDAY

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – The Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in connection with the serious assault with a machete. The assault took place in Philipsburg, Down Street on Sunday, August 9th, 2020, the police announced on Wednesday evening.

On that evening in question, officers encountered a male victim with initials S.B.O., on the ground suffering from severe lacerations to his back and torso. The only information police have received to date, is that the victim was attacked by a machete wielding man.

The victim had two surgeries over the last few weeks but is still suffering from the injuries he suffered during the attack in August.

Members of the Detective Department is asking for eyewitnesses within the community to come forward and assist with solving this crime.

Persons having information into this case are asked to, contact the Sint Maarten Police Force, at +1 721- 542 22 22 ext. 204 or 205 or the anonymous tip line on 9300 (free of charge).

You can also visit the website at to report crime anonymous via the tip contact form, or you can leave a Private Message via our Facebook page (Police Force of Sint Maarten – Korps Politie Sint Maarten) if you know or suspect something. (KPSM)

Source: Souliga Newsday