16 year old stabbed to the back in Cayo

A 16 year old boy was stabbed to the back during a brawl in Santa Elena. On Wednesday 29th June 2016 about 8:30 p.m., 16year old Jonathan Valdez, Belizean student of Santa Elena Town, was along with four of his friends at the race track in the Trapiche Area of Santa Elena Town, when a second group of male persons arrived at the race track. Both groups had an exchange of words which lead to a brawl. It was during that brawl that Jonathan was inflicted with a single stab wound to the back. He was taken to the San Ignacio Community Hospital and later transported to the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan City for further treatment. San Ignacio Police have since detained a 34 year Belizean Laborer of San Ignacio Town and is looking for others as investigations continue.

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