SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – Personnel of the Detective Department are investigating a serious assault with a machete that had taken place in the Down Street area on Sunday night, August 9th, 2020, the police said on Thursday.
At the Down street location, the officers encountered a man with the initials S.B.O., on the ground suffering from severe lacerations on his back and torso. The victim was treated on the scene, by paramedics and rushed to the Sint Maarten Medical Center in serious condition.
The only information police received up to now, is that the victim was attacked by a machete-wielding man. The Detective Department is asking for public assistance in connection with this ill-treatment that took place around 10.00 pm in the evening.
The detectives investigating this case are asking anyone with further information into what took place, 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 www.policesxm.sx 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)