Prior to the incident that led to the circulation of video on social media on Sunday April 21, 2019, involving a young man being physically attacked in South Rivers; the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force launched an investigation into the incident. As a result, one man is currently in custody assisting the police with its investigations.

Police are encouraging members of the general public with information that can assist in the investigation of this matter to contact the Commissioner of Police at telephone number(s) 1784-456-1102/457-1211 or the Divisional Commander in-charge of the Eastern Division at telephone number 1784-458-6229.