Published On: Mon, Mar 25th, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~

MARIGOT — At present, Gendarmes have the intersection of Rue de la Republique and Boulevard de France closed off and the surrounding premises secured as they conduct investigations into an apparent stabbing. A driver of a car stopped at the intersection and stepped out of the car with a knife in his back. A diner having breakfast at L’Express immediately called an ambulance for the driver and he was driven away to the hospital. Police from the Gendarmerie came and immediately secured the area.

It is possible that the driver was trying to make his way to the hospital on his own when he stopped at the intersection and stepped out of the car. The condition of the driver is yet unknown. StMaartenNews.com will bring your more news as we get updates from the authorities.

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (3)
Photo caption: The car of the stabbed driver seen here on the sidewalk in front of L’Express restaurant in the Marigot waterfront area on Boulevard de France street. Photo by Sarina Alexander.

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)
Photo caption: The intersection of Rue de la Republique and Boulevard de France closed off in front of L’Express cafe restaurant with West Indies Mall in the background as police conduct their investigation. Photo by Sarina Alexander.

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Photos caption: Photos shows streets closed off leading to the intersection of Rue de la Republique and Boulevard de France as Gendarmes investigate a case of an apparent stabbing of a driver. Photos by Sarina Alexander.

UPDATE #1
Reports reaching our news desk indicate that Gendarmes can be seen pulling into Agrement, most likely looking for the culprit in this stabbing case as they conduct their investigation.

UPDATE #2
It is believed that an altercation took place in Agrement and the driver attempted to drive to Marigot to get to the hospital on his own accord. However, he most likely was overwhelmed by his wound or wounds and pulled over at curbside in front of L’Express cafe.

Update #3
Stabbing victim refuses to press charges; suspected perpetrators in pre-trial detention