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Man allegedly beaten and robbed in Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – REPORTS reaching this publication state that a Nevisian, who resides with his family in St. Croix, is currently hospitalised after he was allegedly beaten, robbed and left tied up on a street in Nevis.

The man’s name was given as Elmos Wilkes by a family member who resides in New York.

“He was found tied up on the road. He is in a mess in hospital. His face is swollen and he has lost his teeth,” according to the family member, who claimed that he is suspected to have been beaten and robbed between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, August 8 and 9 respectively.

The family member further stated that Wilkes had returned to Nevis for a funeral and had decided to stay on in celebration of Culturama 43.

When this media house contacted the Police Public Relations Office, Superintendent Lyndon David confirmed that “a man was in the Alexandra Hospital nursing injuries to his face”.