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Bandit robs, wounds woman in beauty salon

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – AN incident that occurred in Basseterre last evening (Nov. 3) and spread like wildfire on social media, is partly true but highly exaggerated by those who are responsible for its circulation.

It was circulated on social media (WhatsApp) that a female from the Spanish-speaking community and owner of a beauty salon was shot to the head and robbed while closing the gate to her Market Street, Basseterre establishment and taken to the JNF General Hospital.

The police, in a press release, however stated that a woman was indeed wounded, but not shot and also not the owner of the salon.

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