SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Detective arrested a woman with initials J.R. for allegedly assaulting another woman with a machete on Sunday, July 11, at about 4:30pm.
The arrest for severe ill-treatment was made in the vicinity of Soualiga Road and executed with the permission of the prosecutor.
As a result of the attack, the victim suffered serious injuries to her forehead, hands arms and fingers. The victim required surgery at St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC).
The suspect remains in police custody pending further investigation. (KPSM)