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Police Update on Immigration Officer wounded

Providenciales, TCI, February 8, 2017 – Officers of the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force are investigating a report of wounding that was made on Tuesday 7th February 2017 by an Immigration Officer of Blue Hills, Providenciales.

Around 5:47 pm, officers were dispatch to the Bay Road area where the 37-year-old victim was met; he told officers that upon arrival at home, he saw three men in his yard speaking Creole and pointing fingers at him. He approached the males to enquire about their gestures, and as a result, an argument ensued.  The complainant identified himself as an Immigration Officer ask to see their legal status in the country.  The males then attacked him by beating him about the body and head.

One of the accused was arrested by officers on suspicion of wounding. The victim and the suspect were taken to the Cheshire Hall Medical Centre for injuries sustained, treated and later discharged.  Investigations are ongoing into this matter.

Anyone with information surrounding the incident above, or any information relevant to this inquiry is asked to call the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force at 911 or 941-4448 extension 81843 or 81837 or use the untraceable, anonymous Crime Stoppers Miami number at 1-800(TIPS) or 1-800-8477. No names or numbers are requested, and only the information provided is passed on to the Royal Turks & Caicos Islands Police Force.

Press Release: RTCIPF

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