Two women were stabbed after three men entered their home on Rio Grande Crescent, Belize City. The invasion took place on Friday, November 15 in which Elvia Cal and Maria Pinto were attacked, robbed and stabbed. Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero spoke on their preliminary findings into the case.
Sr.Superintendent, Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, Crimes Investigation Branch: “Information was that three male persons entered the house armed with knives and a firearm and proceeded to rob the occupants. At some point inside the house the son of one of the victims intervened and the gun fell on the floor thereafter all three male persons fled from the area. Both victims were treated at the KHMH for stab wound injuries and they were later released. Investigation is ongoing into this matter and no one has been charged for this incident so far. The victims are vendors and they had returned home after working for the day. Investigation is going on at this time that is a part of the investigation to check the general area of any surveillance footage.”
According to Romero, an undisclosed amount of money was taken from the women.