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Man stabbed in San Pedro over the weekend


A San Pedro resident was attacked and stabbed on the night of Sunday June 3rd.  The victim is 34 year old Cruz Garcia, a Belizean construction worker of a Blake Street address in San Pedro Town. Garcia was apparently attack and stabbed in the neck while heading to his home from the store on Coconut Drive.

According to Police, sometime around 10:05PM on June 3rd, they were called to the Ambergris Hope Clinic where they observed a man, later identified as Garcia, undergoing treatment for what appeared to be an injury to the neck.

Preliminary Police investigation reveals that between 9:40PM and 10PM on Saturday night, Garcia was returning home from Marina’s Store situated on Coconut Drive. While walking home Garcia was attack by a man described as a dark skinned person with dreads. Garcia told police that his attacker injured him with a sharp object.

As a result of the incident, Garcia received a large cut wound to the left side of his neck and was rushed to the Ambergris Hope Clinic for treatment. Garcia’s injuries were classified as “dangerous harm.” Police are looking for someone known to them while their investigation continues.

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