POLICE in Grand Bahama are investigating a stabbing incident that has left a 40-year-old male of Freeport dead.
Initial reports are that shortly after 10am on Monday, police received information that a woman was accosted while in the Freeport area by an unknown assailant who snatched her purse from her vehicle and fled. She gave chase and was assisted by two men who were nearby, police said. The men caught the culprit and a struggle ensued.
Police said the bag was recovered; however one of the Good Samaritans was stabbed in the stomach by the culprit who escaped.
The victim was taken to the Rand Memorial Hospital for medical treatment, however he later died.
Police are appealing to the general public for anyone with information on this matter to contact them at telephone numbers 242-350-3107/8, 911/919 or call you nearest police station.