Suspect seriously injured himself during break-in

On Saturday October 5th at approximately 01.15 p.m. several police patrols, detectives, Forensic Department and paramedics were sent to Cork Tree Drive in Cole Bay where a man was found lying in pool of blood and not showing signs of life. On the scene the victim was found and after several attempts by the paramedics they succeeded in reanimating the victim. The victim had suffered a very serious wound from to one of his arms and had lost a large amount of blood causing to lose consciousness. The victim was transported in very critical situation the Sint Maarten Medical Center where he was operated on immediately after which he was admitted for observation. On the scene the investigating officers followed a trail of blood that came from the victim to a home in the vicinity. The investigators noticed that the home in question had broken into and that the suspect had injured himself by breaking a glass window while committing the act. This case is under investigation by the Detective Department.