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Police investigating stabbing incident on route taxi

May 12th, 2022

Police are investigating a stabbing incident which occurred about 8:30 pm yesterday, Wednesday 11 May 2022.

The incident along Vauxhall Main Road, Christ Church, opposite the Sheraton Center, occurred between a 43-year-old male driver and the 35-year-old male conductor of a route taxi which plys that route, and another male who was a passenger of that vehicle.

Police gave the following details about the altercation:

“The route taxi was travelling along its route towards Bridgetown. The passenger got in a few minutes prior to the altercation. The conductor and the said passenger had an argument that later led to an altercation as the vehicle reached in the area of the Sheraton Center.

“The conductor received a puncture wound under his left eye, wound to his right palm, wound to his right hand between his thumb and forefinger and abrasions to both knees.

“The passenger received several stab wounds about his body. Both injured parties were transported to the QEH by separate ambulances for medical treatment. At that time, the passenger’s medical condition was listed as critical, while the conductor’s was stable.”

Investigations are much ongoing.

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