Man stabbed, customers assaulted in fight

A man was stabbed in the chest during a fight outside a restaurant in George Town in the early hours of Sunday morning.

A few hours earlier, around 9 p.m. on Saturday, police had received a report of a fight among a small group of men in the parking lot of Funky Tang’s on Shedden Road.

Later, just after midnight, police received information that some of the men were at a restaurant on Dr. Roy’s Drive. When they got there, officers found another fight in progress among five men.

Two of the men received minor injuries during the fight and were treated at hospital and released; a third man was stabbed in the chest and remained in the hospital Monday afternoon in stable condition, police said.

During the fight, two other patrons of the restaurant were also assaulted, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call George Town CID at 949-4222. Anonymous tips can be also be provided via the Miami-based call center of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS).