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Man wounded in West Bay home invasion

One man remains in serious but stable condition after an intruder wounded him during a home invasion on Saturday (9 March) night.

The incident happened in the Batabano area in West Bay, according to a police statement issued Sunday (10 March.)

Police said a masked man broke into the residence armed with a machete and demanded jewelry from the man inside.

It happened around 10 p.m.

An altercation ensued between both men, and the victim was struck with the machete.

Police said the intruder left the home and searched the victim’s vehicle, before fleeing on foot with personal items.

The victim received lacerations to his head and arm.

The suspect is said to have brown skin and was wearing a dark long sleeved shirt or jacket, long pants, and a cloth covering his face.

Anyone who may have any information regarding this incident or may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time of the incident is asked to contact West Bay CID at .

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via the police Confidential Tip Line at , or the RCIPS website.

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Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath

Reshma Ragoonath is a Trinidadian journalist with 18 years media experience with a strong background in print with her most recent stint at The Cayman Reporter. She has a BA in Mass Communications, as well as, an Associate degree in Journalism and Public Relations.

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