Basseterre, St. Kitts-A female from Parray’s Village is today nursing stab wounds after she was a target of an unsuccessful rape in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Information reaching observer states that the victim was woken from her sleep just before 2:00 am when she was confronted by an assailant who had broken into her home and got into the bedroom where she and her toddler daughter was sleeping.

Reports indicate that the female and the attacker got into a confrontation as she tried to ward off his advances and sustained multiple stab wounds. The prowler eventually abandoned his attempts and ran away from the scene.

The victim was treated and released from the hospital and debunked rumours via a social media post that she had died. She also disclosed that her daughter was not hurt in the debacle.

A police issued release speaks about the break in and that a female was hurt during the incident and that investigations are ongoing but provided no further information