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St. Thomas Man Arrested For Assault With a Bat

On September 28, at 7:49 a.m., police arrested Shakim Gumbs, age 39 of Bovoni Housing, charging him with 3rd Degree Assault, according to the V.I. Police Department. Gumbs allegedly assaulted the victim with a bat at a bus stop in Long Bay; and was later found in possession of the bat and knife he used to threaten the victim. Bail for Gumbs was set at $25,000. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections, pending his Advice of Rights hearing

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