Sunday 20 October, 2019

Bar assault leaves man warded in critical condition

A 23-year-old man is warded in a critical condition at the San Fernando General Hospital following an assault at a bar.

The victim has been identified as Kervyn Belfon of Donford Street, Marabella.

Police were told that Belfon was at a bar along the Southern Main Road, Marabella, around 2.45 am on Thursday when he had a confrontation with a man known to him.

The man hit Belfon to the back of his head with an object, and then fled the scene.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was rushed for medical treatment.

However, his injury was said to be “quite serious” as it left him bleeding from the brain and in need of emergency surgery.

Sgt Ifill is continuing inquiries.

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