Elderly couple attacked during home invasion in San Pedro

An elderly couple was attacked in their home in the town of San Pedro, on the island of Ambergirs Caye.

According to police reports, the incident occurred on the North side of the island at Cloister’s Apartment in the Tres Cocos Area of San Pedro Town . Sometime after 12 midnight, 68-year-old Douglas Kelly and his wife 65-year-old Gail Neal, both retired Americans, were inside their condo sitting in their living room watching television when they were alerted by a noise coming from the direction of their front veranda. Upon investigation, Mr. Douglas was attacked by a tall male person of dark complexion armed with a kitchen knife. The male person then entered the building and inflicted cut wounds to both Douglas and his wife. Upon hearing noise, American citizen 40-year-old Thomas Fiorille went to investigate and he too was attacked and received cut wounds also. A struggle ensued where both Douglas and Thomas managed to fend off the culprit who reportedly received injuries to his head escaping. Nothing was reported stolen but Douglas Kelly received cut wounds to his wrist, hand, stomach and head. His wife, Gail Neal, received cut wounds over the left eye and mouth while Thomas Fiorille had a cut wound to the chest and wrist.

No one has been arrested as yet.

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