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Mar 2, 2020

Belize City resident stabbed on the back

Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

So far we have reported on two murders, there was also slew of stabbings and shootings over the weekend. Police are looking for two suspects after Ronnie Pott was stabbed in the back on Lizarraga Avenue around seven o’clock on Saturday night. Deputy Head of the National Crimes Investigations Branch, Senior Superintendent of Police Hilberto Romero told reporters that Police are looking for the suspects. 

 

Sr. Supt., Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National CIB

“Ronnie Pott was walking on Lizarraga Avenue when he was approached by two male persons who were in a vehicle.  One of the male persons was armed with a knife; one was armed with a firearm.  They proceeded to attack him and thereafter he was stabbed by one of the male persons.   He remains at the KHMH in a stable condition.”

 

Reporter

“Sir, did Pott give Police any sort of information as to his attackers’ identity?”

 

Sr. Supt., Hilberto Romero

“Yes, he provided Police with certain information and an investigation is being conducted to determine who these two persons are.”

 

Police are still trying to establish a motive of the attack.

 


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