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Elderly man stabbed

An elderly man has been hospitalized with several stab wounds after an altercation with a schoolboy yesterday evening.

The senior citizen – whose name police are withholding for now – was the other individual involved in the incident in the Fairchild Street Bus Terminal which was reported yesterday by Barbados TODAY.

Both he and the minor sought medical attention at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) after the confrontation.

However, while the boy was treated and discharged, the elderly man is still warded, Police Public Relations Officer Assistant Superintendent David Welch told Barbados TODAY this afternoon.

Police are taking statements and investigating the matter.

28 Responses to Elderly man stabbed

  1. Cat Rock
    Cat Rock November 1, 2014 at 3:40 pm


  2. Neisha Hippolyte
    Neisha Hippolyte November 1, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    Why the school boy ain’t get charged? When ya let one get way the rest will follow

    • Neisha Hippolyte
      Neisha Hippolyte November 1, 2014 at 7:53 pm

      Do u guys read international news? There are 15yr Olds that kill their parents and are charged and sometimes some get sentence as adults. Why can’t this happen IF he is guilty? I don’t know the circumstances about this but who ever is the guilty party would have to face the music

  3. Andrea BajanfromEaglehall Rock
    Andrea BajanfromEaglehall Rock November 1, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    Cat o nine……bring it back!!!

  4. Suga Cox
    Suga Cox November 1, 2014 at 3:55 pm


  5. Neisha Hippolyte
    Neisha Hippolyte November 1, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    I wonder if his parent buss his tail when he get home!!! Seriously parenting gone down the drain.

  6. Addison Cortlandt
    Addison Cortlandt November 1, 2014 at 4:02 pm
  7. Addison Cortlandt
    Addison Cortlandt November 1, 2014 at 4:02 pm
  8. Addison Cortlandt
    Addison Cortlandt November 1, 2014 at 4:02 pm
  9. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce November 1, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    For the love of God, get that created into a Monster misfit of society off the streets before he ends someone life.

    • Michael Ess
      Michael Ess November 1, 2014 at 6:13 pm

      Prince tazz that’s a valid albeit abused point, and I can’t really argue against it. However, the reality is, if I was a betting man, I’d put my money on the school “child” was the disgusting denizen here. Probably a “Kemar Merka Boss” or something. Lmao. Obviously I don’t know for sure, but after nuff time in town, the vanstand etc. to know that a lot of school kids are plain evil.

  10. Gail BajanQueen Mc
    Gail BajanQueen Mc November 1, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Discharged into custody? Is there more details written or this just a quick mention? Smh

  11. Queenie ShaSha
    Queenie ShaSha November 1, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    the kids are always right ….they get away with anything….becuz theyre kidz….thats the mentality they have but it vetrer fix a messed up kid than a f’d up grown man

  12. Highly Flavoured Kelalicia
    Highly Flavoured Kelalicia November 1, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    FATHER you know am trying hard to live a godly life , but Lord you have me to judge .I am going to kill one of them if them come around me or my babies.

  13. Michelle Cheeseman
    Michelle Cheeseman November 1, 2014 at 5:22 pm

    Apparently some people don’t know that young thugs grow into old thugs. Age doesn’t always equal wisdom!

  14. Jane Brathwaite
    Jane Brathwaite November 1, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    The school boy payed for what he did the old man stab him and his white shirt turn red well he paid

  15. Jane Brathwaite
    Jane Brathwaite November 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    I dont deal with d article i deal wid reality d school boy stab the old man and the old man get he

  16. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce November 1, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Prince Taz, since you know the full facts, do the right thing and give ALL the details to the RBF. Where you get ‘no one has respect these days’ are you talking about yourself? Don’t jump on the donkey cart whilst it’s moving you might fall off. The crop season over, his trade is not a fisherman or butcher so why is the Monster walking around with a weapon? He is lucky the same weapon wasn’t used on him. If you got a problem with what was printed by the Press take it up with them.

  17. Pinky Swear
    Pinky Swear November 1, 2014 at 6:39 pm


  18. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce November 1, 2014 at 6:54 pm

    Prince Tazz, YOU asked the question and I gave you an answer.

  19. Kearn Williams
    Kearn Williams November 1, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    Totally disrespetful

  20. NathAn Salcedo
    NathAn Salcedo November 1, 2014 at 11:00 pm

    Men making the knife wuk

  21. Lise Hansen
    Lise Hansen November 2, 2014 at 4:55 am

    what is happening in BIM ….. truly a sad story ….. BUT despite what I read …..

  22. Sharon Woolley
    Sharon Woolley November 2, 2014 at 5:13 am

    Why were either carrying knives ?? is it the normal thing in Barbados now to go out armed with a knife or a gun ?

  23. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce November 2, 2014 at 7:25 am

    Hyacinth Barker, No one has jumped to conclusions, comments were made to what was printed by the press and the matter is being dealt with by the Police.


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