Saturday 28 March, 2020

Man escapes death after being attacked with power saw

A 36-year-old man of Samuel Street, Matelot has cheated death after being attacked by a man wielding a power saw.

The incident unfolded when David Sammy was sitting with a group of men at the corner of Paria and Monte Video Roads, Gran Riviere.

While there, he spotted a man he knew, approaching him with the mechanical tool. The suspect then swung the saw, cutting him on the neck. 

A struggle ensued and the chain fell off the power saw.

Villagers took Sammy to safety before driving him to the Toco Health Centre.

The assailant ran away.

Meanwhile, the victim was transferred to a hospital where he remains warded in a stable condition.

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