Three men say they were attacked on Monday afternoon in San Pedro, on the island of Ambergris Caye.

According to police reports, 22-year-old Edvin Lopez of D.F.C Area, San Pedro Town , along with Daniel Tzib and another friend known only as "Oscar", were travelling on a golf cart in the D.F.C area being driven by Daniel Tzib.

The men passed in front of an apartment complex, and noticed three men of Hispanic descent riding separate bicycles. The men recognized one of the bicycles as belonging to someone by the name of Chaparro. So they stopped the golf cart and asked the men why they were taking Chaparo's bicycle.

One of the men on the bicycle then took out a knife from his knap sack and told Lopez that if he did not leave, he was going to stab him. Edvin Lopez and his friends quickly drove off on the cart and stopped at a deli where the three guys that were on bicycles followed them.

According to Mr Lopez's report to police, the Hispanic man with the knife then reportedly came up to him and stabbed him on the left side of his abdomen. He then ran towards the beach while his friend Daniel was being beaten by the two other Hispanic men. He then left the area to seek medical attention where his injury was classified as "wounding".

Police investigations continue.