Man Tries to Break up Fight; Loses Eye

A man who tried to break up a fight lost his eye in the process.  According to Police reports, at around 2:00 am on Saturday, 30 year old Leon Humes, Belizean construction worker of Belmopan City, after socializing with some friends at a night club, went to purchase food at a nearby stall. On his way, he observed  a confrontation between a group of men and decided to intervene.

In doing so, he was reportedly punched him in the face.  Humes retaliated and as a result, the crowd began to beat him, during which one of the men threw an object to his face which caught him in his left eye.

He was taken to the Western Regional Hospital and later transported to the KHMH where his injuries were classified as Maim. Police are looking for four men.

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