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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Wednesday, November 20,2019
Distribution: All Media

Aggravated Burglary at Warwick Home: 64 Year Old Male Resident Stabbed

At approximately 4:25 this morning, Wednesday November 20, 2019, police received a 911 call that a sixty-four year old male was stabbed during a break in at his Westering Lane Warwick residence.

Upon arrival police were informed the victim was asleep in his living room when he was awakened by a noise and found an unknown male in the room with him.

The sixty-four year old male confronted the intruder and alerted his family.

A struggled ensued between family members and the suspect, during which the suspect stabbed the 64 year old male in his abdomen, with a small knife, while another male relative sustained a cut to his hand.

The sixty four year old was attended to at the scene by EMTs and was subsequently transported to King Edward Hospital, alert and responsive, for further treatment.

The suspect, described as five foot, six inch tall, male, wearing dark clothing and a mask, then fled the residence through the kitchen door and is believed to have left the area on foot

Police are appealing for anyone with information about this incident or of the suspect fitting the general description given, to please contact Detective Inspector Derek Berry at the Criminal Investigations Unit on phone number, 247-1029.

Members of the public that can assist the investigation are also encouraged to call the main police number, 295-0011, or the confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department