GRAND CASE:--- Several business owners in Grand Case are calling on the Collectivity of St. Martin and the State to do something to enhance security in the area. Several of the business persons told SMN News that crime in Grand Case has escalated and it is threatening their businesses and livelihood which according to them is going unnoticed.
According to some business owners and residents, a couple (tourists) was attacked Saturday night as they were approaching their car that was parked in a parking lot. One of the business owner said the couple had just finished dining at one of the restaurants and they were leaving the area when they were attacked. They said the female was punched in her face and she apparently lost some of her teeth while her husband was stabbed multiple times.
Captain of the Gendarmerie Sylvain Jouault confirmed the attack on the couple that took place Saturday night in the Grand Case area. He said that currently the Gendarmes are investigating while the male victim is being treated at the Louis Constant Fleming Hospital for multiple stab wounds.