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 manâ€™s name was given as Elmos Wilkes by a family member who resides in New York.
â€œHe was found tied up on the road. He is in a mess in hospital. His face is swollen and he has lost his teeth,â€ 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 â€œa man was in the Alexandra Hospital nursing injuries to his faceâ€.