[Updated] Today has been marred by another incident, with a 16-year-old male being stabbed during an altercation at Albouys Point in Hamilton this afternoon [Aug 1]. The teenager is presently being treated at KEMH for a collapsed lung and stab wounds to his back.
A police spokesperson said: “At approximately 4:40pm today a 16 year old male arrived at KEMH with a stab wounds to his back and a collapsed lung.
“Details are sketchy however it appears that their was an altercation in the Albouys Point/ Ferry Terminal area which resulted in the 16 year old’s injuries.
“Police are interested in talking to anyone who may have any information on the altercation that took place today, we are asking you to call police on 295-0011 or the confidential crimestoppers hotline number of 800-8477.”
This incident follows after a robbery this afternoon which saw a female motorcyclist pushed off her bike and robbed, with the two male assailants stealing cash and her motorcycle.
In addition, the day started out with the police investigating a shooting in the parking lot of John Smiths Bay in Smiths Parish late last night.
Officials said they have put a number of security measures in place for the Cup Match holiday, with manpower being increased for the period through a joint effort with the Bermuda Police Service, Reserve Police and Bermuda Regiment.
Update: Bernews understands there was another altercation at the Ferry Terminal area at about 8pm. It appears the incident involved some type of ‘group fight’ with mostly males and at least one female unofficially said to be involved. It appears and no one was seriously injured in this incident.
Update Aug 2: As of 11.45am today, the 16-year-old is listed in stable condition on a surgical ward at King Edward Memorial Hospital.