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St. Thomas Man Assaults Woman With Switchblade Knife

A St. Thomas man was arrested on St. Thomas for assaulting a woman with a knife at a bar, the V.I. Police Department reported.

On Dec. 30, 2021, at about 12:00 a.m., police officers were dispatched to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center regarding a female victim who had been cut with a knife. The victim identified her assailant as Willy Gregorio. The victim was treated for a laceration to the left upper thigh, according to the police report.

An investigation revealed that Gregorio came into the Kissary Bar, requesting to exchange an opened beer for a cold one. After being turned down, Gregorio retrieved a
switchblade knife and assaulted the victim, causing injury, the police report stated.

On Thursday, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the VIPD Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives arrested Gregorio, 48, of Hospital Ground and charged him with assault in the third degree and disturbance of the peace, the report stated.

The Virgin Islands Police Department urges the community to take a stand against crime.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 911, Detective Y. LoBlack of
the Criminal Investigation Bureau or the office of the Police Chief at (340) 774-2211.Tips can be submitted anonymously via Crime Stoppers USVI at 800-222-8477, crimestoppersvi.org, or p3tips.com.

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