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Man beaten in alleged attempted robbery recaptured, still hospitalised

Peebles Hospital

A man, who was beaten and hospitalised for allegedly attempting the rob a business establishment at the weekend, reportedly evaded police custody but has since been recaptured.

The accused thief is now receiving medical treatment back at the state-owned Peebles Hospital and is in stable condition, BVI News understands.

It is reported that the accused man attempted to rob an establishment in Long Bush, Tortola on Friday night, June 29.

The accused is said to have been armed, BVI News understands.

It is further understood that, during the alleged robbery, the accused man was overpowered and beaten by persons who were in the establishment, at the time.

He reportedly suffered injuries about his body.

Police were subsequently summoned and the man brought to hospital for treatment.

It is said the man tried to escape through a window while in custody at the medical facility.

It is not clear whether he has been charged.

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  1. Hmmmm says:

    What a tool smh

  2. Eagle eye says:

    Entering and jumping through windows is one of a thief favorite moves.

  3. The Reaper says:

    His Girl up for grabs now.

  4. if you do not have, do without!! says:

    i do NOT feel bad for HIM! after all he has a lil kid looking up to him! is that the life you want him fall into? go seek a job from trying to allegedly take what people burst their a–es for!! SICKENING

  5. wow says:

    police has man in custody and he escapes? looks like someone wasnt doin their job

  6. Ms,wize says:

    That boy wearing a Gucci chain longer than my belt. If you need money sell the chain.people work so hard for what they have and you guys just come and take it all.🚶 they should have chopped off those 10 👆

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