Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Man arrested, charged with assaulting female traffic warden

A 26-year-old man who was recorded in a fight with a female traffic warden has been charged with assault of an officer.

The accused was expected to appear before a Tunapuna Magistrate on Thursday afternoon.

He is being represented by defence attorney Nicholas Rampersadsingh.

The charge stems from an altercation in Caura on Tuesday morning.

Part of the incident was recorded on CCTV footage.

The man is seen engaging in a scuffle with the female traffic warden who LoopTT was told is known to him personally.

In the footage, both parties were seen throwing blows at one another.

However, it could not be ascertained who threw the first punch.

That said, the suspect was arrested at his home following the incident.

 

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