St. Thomas, USVI - On Saturday, September 16, 2023, VIPD Officers were dispatched to the area of the Bovoni Housing Community in reference to a possible assault incident.
Upon Officers arrival, contact was made with a black female who explained that upon arriving in the Nadir Circle area of St. Thomas, she made a stop outside of a family residence. While outside, she explained that one of her male family members approached
her vehicle, pressed a firearm against her face and then proceeded to strike her several times to the face.
The victim further explained that after being struck, she immediately left the area to avoid any further incidents due to her having two (2) passengers in her vehicle, one of which was a minor.
This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, Detective S. Rhymer of the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 or Crime Stoppers V.I.
at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).