A senior citizen was hospitalised after he was attacked and beaten at his home in an alleged robbery attempt on Thursday afternoon, November 7, according to law enforcement sources.
Richard Edgard, 76, of Entrepot, Castries, sustained “facial trauma” and was transported by Castries fire personnel to Victoria Hospital in stable condition, an official told St. Lucia News Online.
The Saint Lucia Fire Service was contacted at 2:30 p.m., the official said
According to another source, three males went to the victim’s home to rob him and “buss up all the man face”.
The perpetrators reportedly escaped in a “white SX4”, the source added.
The incident occurred in the vicinity of the health centre in Independence City, Entrepot, according to reports.
No further details were available.