Road Danger In Barbados: Beware near Foundation Secondary, Police aware of Roadblocks

Received this e-mail which is an ongoing trend in Barbados, but what is worse it seems lawmen are a bit blasé about the situation now? Here’s what happened to a popular banking employee in Christ Church;-

I was driving along Church Hill, just past Foundation School, {Dec. 6} about 7:45 pm, the rain was falling and out of nowhere came this Rasta man wearing a 3 quarter pants and what appears to be a black and white shirt, with a BIG Rock in his hand aiming directly at my car.

"Once I passed him, my heart felt like it was coming out of my chest, because I knew that when it came to protecting my daughter I would have hit him."

I instantly remembered an email I had gotten about a similar experience a couple faced a few weeks ago with the same kind of circumstances, the man threw the rock and struck the car hoping to get them to stop so he can either rob, rape them or steal the vehicle, but at his wife’s urging he headed for the nearest police station.

My first thought was, how do I handle this situation? With my daughter in the car with me I had to think fast, I could not let this happen to us, the only thing I could think of, was to aim the car directly at him and accelerate, my thought was if he hit my wind screen it would shatter and I would not be able to see anything and would be forced to stop and only God knows what would have happened.

Praise God for quickening my thoughts and the Holy Spirit for bring back that email to me!

"I went straight to the Police Station and reported the incident, what was surprising, was they were not surprised at all."

I guess just as he was about to let the rock go, he thought about, if it was worth risking his life, He jumped out of the road just in time with just the side mirror brushing him, I guess he was just too scared then to throw the stone. Once I passed him, my heart felt like it was coming out of my chest, because I knew that when it came to protecting my daughter I would have hit him. I imagine his heart was beating fast as well, because he is after all human (misguided) but human nevertheless.

I went straight to the Police Station and reported the incident, what was surprising, was they were not surprised at all.

Guys be careful out there at night, it’s not safe, I always thought this was something that happens to other people, until it happened to me

Send this email to everyone you know, Please do not stop on the road at night, if you are threatened by a rock, a 2×4, a knife, a drum, even a person lying in the road drive through if you can and head to the nearest Police Station

I am a Christian and I would have hit him to save my family, because all threats comes from the devil, and I am in Spiritual Warfare, but if the devil gets physical so can I. I thank God for saving us tonight.

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  1. We just had two friends robbed on the Boardwalk. One man had a gun, the other a knife. This is on top of three recent robberies, that I’m aware of,targeting visitors in Worthing. This is not a good trend nor a good thing for Barbados. I hope that the police, politicians and Bajans take these incidents seriously as the last thing Barbados needs is to develop a reputation as a location where crime is an concern for both locals and visitors. Times are already tough enough.
    In the Boardwalk incident, luckily, the two men ran directly into a policeman and were apprehended.

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