Robber chops off woman’s finger to speed up theft of her wedding ring

Wearing even a wedding ring can make you a big target in certain places in Jamaica nowadays.

According to a report by the Observer, a woman had to be rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon (October 30) after a thief hacked off her finger because she had problems removing her wedding ring which he demanded.

The woman, writhing in pain and traumatised, was admitted to the Kingston Public Hospital, OBSERVER ONLINE was told.

  
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A large crowd gathered at the hospital as news of the incident spread.

According to reports the woman was walking with her husband in downtown Kingston when the criminal pounced, demanding that she hand over her ring.

The thief is reportedly involved in the cash-for-gold trade, which has spawned myriad break-ins and hold ups, especially in the Corporate Area and Spanish Town, St Catherine.

Source: Jamaica Observer

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Pearl Francis
5 years ago

What did the husband do, just stood there?

George Bond
5 years ago

I expect crap like this everytime I go out of my yard.!…its Jamaica,what do you expect..every day at least 5/6 people go out and never come back….Jamaica this..crime capital of the world…..x

Pearl Francis
5 years ago

Thats the problem, we should all stand aside and let these animals do as they please and walk free.

Pearl Francis
5 years ago

No ,only over his wifes finger

Janet Margaret Davis
5 years ago

I’ve only previously heard of this happening in Nigeria to a friend of mine’s relative when robbers entered a house and chopped off the owner’s finger to get his gold ring….barbarians!

Pearl Francis
5 years ago

What did the husband do, just stood there?

George Bond
5 years ago

I expect crap like this everytime I go out of my yard.!…its Jamaica,what do you expect..every day at least 5/6 people go out and never come back….Jamaica this..crime capital of the world…..x

Janet Margaret Davis
5 years ago

I’ve only previously heard of this happening in Nigeria to a friend of mine’s relative when robbers entered a house and chopped off the owner’s finger to get his gold ring….barbarians!

Pearl Francis
5 years ago

Thats the problem, we should all stand aside and let these animals do as they please and walk free.

Pearl Francis
5 years ago

No ,only over his wifes finger