By KHRISNA VIRGIL
Tribune Staff Reporter
AUTHORITIES are on the hunt for a man who flew into a rage and chopped his ex-fiancée’s male companion several times on Monday night.
According to reports, the man went to his ex-lover’s home on East Bay Street at 10:30pm where he discovered another man inside the residence. At that time, police said, the man began to chop the 39-year-old victim of Virginia Street in his back, neck and arms before escaping. Police did not say what weapon he used.
The police are appealing to members of the public to come forward with any information they might have to assist them in finding the man responsible for the incident which they have classified as an attempted murder.
Meanwhile a 20-year-old man was arrested at Sunset Park for armed robbery on Monday at around 5:15pm.
Police said the robbery occurred on June 30 after a 32-year-old man arrived at his Wendell Drive home and was accosted by an armed robber. The robber demanded cash and the victim’s 2004 Honda Accord.
Officers recovered the stolen vehicle at the time of the suspect’s arrest.
The Royal Bahamas Police Force is also reporting several other arrests on Monday that included a man, who was wanted for attempted murder following an incident on April 30 in which another man was stabbed in his chest.
A man was also taken into custody for using a fraudulent disc on a vehicle in addition to three other persons who failed to appear in the Magistrates Court for various offences.
On Monday, Mobile Division officers who were on routine patrol in Montell Heights, discovered a .45 pistol loaded with six bullets. The weapon was enclosed in a package which police found on a pile of rubbish.
No one was arrested.