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Hit and Run Victim in Corozal Still Unidentified

In Corozal, police there are investigating a hit and run that left a man hospitalized. It happened at around ten o’clock on Saturday night on 5th Avenue in Corozal Town. When officers arrived on the scene they observed a man lying in the middle of the road. Police say that the man was walking in the middle of the road when a black car ran over him. According to ASP Alfonso Aban says the victim’s identity has not been established. 

ASP, Alfonso Aban, Officer Commanding CIB: “On Sunday, 7th August 2022 at 1:19 a.m. police were called of a fight in progress on Baker’s Street in Orange Walk Town where they met Angel Cu who reported that whilst walking on Baker’s street, he was attacked by three male persons who attempted to attack him. As a result he took out a utility blade and inflicted an injury to one of them who was later identified to be Sanitago Deraz who received an injury to his neck. He is presently admitted at the Northern Regional Hospital in critical condition. They have not identified the other robbers as the complainant does not know any of them.” 

Reporter: So no useful description of faces or anything like that to assist in identifying these persons?

ASP, Alfonso Aban, Officer Commanding CIB: “ No, so far he hasn’t given any details as to that. It happened so fast, according to the complainant.”