Police have arrested and charged a St Vincent national who reportedly attacked a woman while she was working at Peebles Hospital.
It is understood that the accused Vincentian and the female were formerly in a relationship.
Reports are that the woman was on the job inside the medical facility sometime last week when the man allegedly approached her and casually punched her in the stomach.
It is alleged that the crippling blow caused the woman to retreat to a crouching position.
The incident was reported to police and the man was subsequently apprehended, BVI News understands.
It is further understood that law enforcers are investigating the reported incident.
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