KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent — A prominent trade unionist was mugged here last night, a well-placed source has told I-Witness News.

According to the source, the trade unionist was strong-armed in the vicinity of Rio Foods on Back Street.

The source said the trade unionist was bitten on the hand and relieved of a piece of jewellery by the assailant.

The police were summoned and are said to be investigating.

This is a developing story.

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