PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Friday 7th February, the Sint Maarten Police Force Patrol and Ambulance Personnel’s assistance were requested at the Rouge et Noir casino on the backstreet, at approximately 12:35 am, for an assault that had taken place.
When officers arrived on the scene they were met by the victim with initials T.T.M who explained that he had just been assault by an unknown male. According to reports from the T.M he was randomly approached by the suspect and with no prior confrontation, the suspect proceeded to assault him with a bottle to the head. The victim was treated by the ambulance personnel on the scene and was later taken to the Sint Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) for further treatment.
The victim was able to provide the officers on the scene with a full detailed description and based on this officers were able to ascertain the identity of the suspect with initials G.R.P. Patrols were able to find the suspect at his home in the Dutch Quarter area and he was arrested. He was brought to the Philipsburg police station for further questioning. As of now it is unclear whether G.R.P may have been under the influence of any sorts.