Belmopan police are investigating two reported chopping incidents; one resulting in the amputation of a man’s hand.
Reports are that sometime around 6:00 pm on Saturday, 24 year old Aldo Moro of Teakettle Village, Cayo, went to buy at a store in Teakettle Village, Cayo, when he was assaulted by a man identified as Shaylon Santos, who was weilding a machete.
Mr Santos reportedly chopped Mr Moro’s hand off , and also inflicted a long chop wound to the left side of his head. Aldo Moro says he managed to get in his vehicle and drive to his brother’s house, who later transported him to the Western Regional Hospital.
Police are now looking for Shaylon Santos, aka ‘Barbecue Monkey’, pending investigations.