PHILIPSBURG - The Special Unit Robbery is presently investigating an attempted robbery of a vehicle which resulted in the persons being stabbed in the leg buy the suspect.
The incident happened on Sunday May 6th at approximately 6.00 p.m. on Cannegieter Street. According to the victim he was supposed to meet a friend at the Jump Up Casino.
Due to the limited parking in the area he decided to park on Cannegieter Street. While sitting in his car on Cannegieter Street he was approached by an unknown man who held a knife to his throat and demanded the keys to his car.
The victim tried to defend himself against this attack and in that process he was stabbed twice in the upper leg. The victim escaped from his attacker by running from the scene.
The suspect did not succeed in taking the car. The victim was later met by police who took him to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for treatment. (Sint Maarten Police Force)