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VIPD Won’t Say If It Is Investigating Stabbing at Nadir Circle on Thursday Night

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is recovering from stab wounds after he was attacked in Estate Nadir on Thursday night.

Police went to the Schneider Regional Medical Center about 11:35 p.m. Thursday to interview the victim of the attack.

The man told told police at the hospital that he was taking a short-cut on foot through Nadir Circle when an unknown black male approached him, brandishing a knife.

Without any provocation, the man said the suspect stabbed him four times in the body, before fleeing the area on foot.

The man said that he was able to walk home despite his injuries where a friend agreed to take him to the emergency room for treatment.

A police spokesman said that the man was treated for the injuries he sustained that night and remains in intensive care.

There was no official police press release on this incident and no further information was available.

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John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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