St. Lucia News Online (SNO) has received reports that a young man was allegedly slashed/stabbed repeatedly in the face and head while getting off a bus with his child in Bois Patat, Castries recently.
According to reports, the victim was getting off a bus on his way home with his child, when he was allegedly attacked by another young man with a knife.
He received multiple wounds to his face. Several passengers were smeared with blood during the ordeal.
To avoid harm to his child, sources say the victim had to throw his child on a passenger in the bus.
He was transported to hospital. The attacker is said to be on the run.
SNO contacted the police who said they have no knowledge of the incident. An officer indicated many incidents have not been reported to the police.