Friday 23 August, 2019

Man beaten with a hammer and stabbed in Arouca

A 39-year-old man is in a serious condition after he was beaten with a hammer and stabbed on Sunday night.

The victim told police that around 9:00 pm Sunday night he was walking through Laurel Hill Extension, Arouca, when he was ambushed by three men.

One of the men was armed with a hammer, and another, with a knife.

The 39-year-old was beaten badly and stabbed once to his left torso.

The assailants then escaped.

The police and paramedics were notified and the wounded man was rushed for medical treatment at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

He was warded in a serious, but stable condition up to Monday midday.

More on this as it becomes available.

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