Police hunt for unidentified man
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - POLICE are currently hunting for a man who illegally entered the Federation on Tuesday (May 11) through watery means with an alleged stolen vessel.
The unidentified man, according to Superintendent Cromwell Henry, is reported to have arrived around 10:30 a.m. on the day in question in the Lime Kiln area.
Law enforcement officers were notified of the arrival of the vessel and upon making their way to the location found the unoccupied boat at Lime Kiln Bay.
Henry reported at the NEOC briefing that police were told that a man was seen leaving the vessel with a suitcase in tow, and that the vessel was suspected to have left from neighbouring Antigua and Barbuda as one with similar features was reported stolen on Tuesday.
Sources in Antigua reported that the vessel is believed to be the one stolen from Perry Bay, which was last seen docked by the owner at around 10:00 p.m. on Monday (May 10).
According to reports, the vessel is a 25-foot pirogue with a single Yamaha 100 horsepower four-stroke engine.
Now that the unidentified man roaming in the communities, concerns are being raised over whether he is positive or negative for the Coronavirus.
The Federation has not reported any community spread of the virus and 44 of the 45 confirmed cases have so far recovered.