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Attempted Robbery Reported in Mon Bijou

May 23, 2020

ST. CROIX, USVI – On May 23 at around 4:03 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of an attempted robbery in Mon Bijou.

The adult male victim reported that he was outside his residence when a man dressed in all black approached him and demanded his jewelry. A struggle ensued between the victim and the suspect who pulled out a gun. One shot was discharged in the altercation, hitting the victim. The suspect fled the area, and the victim was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center by a relative for treatment. The injury was not considered life-threatening, and the victim was listed in stable condition.

This case is under investigation. If you have information that can help police find the person responsible for this incident, you are asked to call 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.

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