Sint Maarten : Woman seriously stabs another at casino

Korps Politie Sint Maarten
Par Korps Politie Sint Maarten 21 Jan 2015 09:48

Sint Maarten : Woman seriously stabs another at casino

On Tuesday January 20th at approximately 03.30 a.m. a police patrol was sent to Atlantis Casino to investigate a stabbing.

On the scene the investigating officers noticed that an altercation had indeed taken place at the entrance of the casino because of the blood evidence that was found at the location. After speaking to witnesses the officers learnt that a fight had taken place between two women.

During the fight one of the women used a knife to stab the other several times. The security officer that works at the casino tried to come between the parties to stop them from fighting but, he too suffered an injury to one of his hand.

According to witnesses the victim left the scene by taxi and had gone to the Sint Maarten Medical Center to seek medical attention. The suspect had also left the scene.

Detectives were at the scene questioning witnesses and the Forensic Department collected evidence on the scene. The victim was immediately operated on and has been admitted into the hospital en critical condition.

The female suspect has in the meantime turned herself in t the police department and remains in custody for further investigation.

Korps Politie Sint Maarten
Par Korps Politie Sint Maarten 21 Jan 2015 09:48