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Sep 2, 2019

Armed men attack businessman and wife inside their home in San Lazaro Village Orange Walk

ACP Joseph Myvett

There was a frightening home invasion at the home of a couple up north.  A businessman and his wife were attacked inside their home in San Lazaro Village in the Orange Walk District by armed men. Police say it happened on Saturday night shortly before midnight. Investigations are showing that three men entered the home of Romeo Castillo from the back door. During the horrible incident Castillo was stabbed; his wife was also injured. Fortunately, Castillo’s injuries were not life threatening. Police add that the men got away with several items, cash included.

 

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“He reported to police that sometime around ten pm on said Saturday his home was entered into by three male persons of dark complexion, two of whom had their faces covered and they were also armed with firearms, while the third person did not have his face covered. Upon entering his home he was attacked by those persons where he was beaten and stabbed and in the process was ransacked. His wife also received injuries. A number of items were stolen including monies. So far we are following several leads in relation to this investigation.”


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