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Mar 18, 2019

A chopping in Belmopan has left one man hospitalized

ACP Joseph Myvett

And keeping the news in Belmopan – one man received a large chop wound to the head after two persons attacked him over the weekend. Police were called out to the Western Regional Hospital on Saturday morning where Levi Gonzalez was hospitalized. Police say the men wanted money from Rivera. Here’s more from the police.


ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“A Hispanic male later identified as twenty-eight-year-old Levi Gonzalez of Rivera Area of Belmopan. He was seen with a large chop wound to the head. Initial police investigation reveal that Rivera was socializing in the Rivera area when he was approached by two other male persons, one of whom demanded money and as a result of him not having, the suspect then took out a machete and inflicted the said injury. So, far police have one person in custody and is seeking another person. Rivera is stable and he does know these persons.”

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