Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Diego Martin woman stabbed in neck

A Diego Martin woman is said to be warded at the Port of Spain General Hospital after being stabbed in the neck during an altercation over the weekend.

According to reports, the incident happened around 3:00 am on Saturday morning at River Estate, Diego Martin.

The woman was with a group of persons who went to confront another individual following a disagreement.

During the confrontation, the woman was stabbed in the neck by the person she went to confront.

The wounded woman was rushed to the Port of Spain General Hospital, where she was said to be nursing injuries to her neck and arms.

Police have since arrested the alleged attacker who said they acted in self-defence and was only armed with a weapon due to the "current times". The person is aiding investigators with inquiries. 

Investigations are continuing. 

More on this as it becomes available.


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