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A Venezuelan national is now listed in a critical condition at hospital after he was attacked while in Valencia on Monday night.

According to a police report, at about 9:50 pm PC Emmanuel along with a party of officers of the Valencia C.I.D were on mobile patrol in the Valencia district when, based on information, they went to Rigsby Bar located along the Valencia Old Road where they found the Venezuelan man badly wounded.

The victim, identified as Alberto Cabrera Marin, was clad only in a short grey pants.

Marin, police said was found sitting on the ground with a jersey wrapped around his hand holding onto his abdomen area.

PC Emmanuel also observed wounds to both of the victim’s hands and abdomen.

Attempts by officers to interview the victim as to how he received such injuries proved futile as he did not speak any English.

Several persons in the immediate area were interviewed.

However, no useful information was obtained.

Marin was taken to the Sangre Grande Hospital where he was treated and said to be in a critical condition.

He was expected to undergo emergency surgery.

Sgt Leon is continuing enquiries.