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Jul 13, 2020

A Chopping in Armenia Village

Joseph Myvett

There is more on the crime blotter. Walter Castillo is in a stable condition at the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan after he was chopped multiple times during a fight. On Saturday night, police responded to a brawl inside a bar Armenia, just outside Belmopan on the Hummingbird Highway. The brawl involved Castillo and a pair of brothers; one of whom got possession of a machete and chopped Castillo. ACP Joseph Myvett says that the investigation has revealed that Castillo was the aggressor and that he was armed with the machete, which was later taken away and used on him.


ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“On Saturday night sometime after ten p.m., there was a fight inside a bar in Armenia Village, just outside of Belmopan, where one of the victims, who was the aggressor at that point and was armed with a machete was attacked by two brothers where he was disarmed and several chopped wounds were inflicted to him by those persons. He is admitted at the Western Regional Hospital in a stable condition whilst those persons are being sought in relation to this investigation.”

A female employee at the bar was also injured to the hand during the incident.

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