Teenager wounded and hospitalized following sudden attack on Villa street

A teenager allegedly was the victim of an attack by unknown
masked men, who jumped him and left him wounded.

It is alleged that the 17-year-old Yorks Village resident was standing
on Hand Street in Villa when a red Toyota Vitz pulled up and two
men wearing masks exited the vehicle and attacked him.
As a result, the teenager sustained a wound to the left side of his

The Emergency Medical Service (EMS) was summoned to the scene
and transported the victim to the hospital, where he was treated and

Reportedly his injury was described as serious, but his condition
was stable.

It was a 911 operator who notified the Police about the incident,
which reportedly occurred at about 3:45 p.m on  March 7.
Meanwhile, a Bendals man has been taken into custody by the Police
in connection with the discovery of close to quarter of a million
dollars worth of marijuana at the main cargo port last week.

Reports are that the 37-year-old man is assisting with investigations
into the discovery of 41 pounds of the illegal drug, discovered  at the
Deep Water Harbour cargo shed during a joint drug-interdiction

The substance was contained in two cardboard boxes containing 41
vacuumed sealed packages, on March 7. It reportedly has an
estimated street value of $246,000.