Vehicle Hijack Leaves Teenager with Chop Wounds and Severed Digits

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Updated: January 21, 2016

Police are investigating an incident in which an eighteen year old was chopped and his vehicle stolen. According to reports, the teenager was driving to Belmopan when he was attacked by one of his passengers and forced to pull off the road. He was taken into the nearby bushes where he was chopped to the head and neck and two of his fingers were severed. He eventually made his way back onto the highway where a concerned motorist took him to the Police Station. We understand Police have recovered the vehicle which had been set on fire and have three persons detained in connection with this incident.