Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Man nursing chop wounds after confrontation with relative

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One man is hospitalised following a chopping in Kelly Village.

Police were still searching for the suspect up to late on Thursday.

The victim told police that around 3.10 pm on Tuesday he was at his home along Almond Tree Road, when he got into a confrontation with a male relative.

The suspect reportedly attacked the victim with a cutlass, injuring him on the left side of his hand and the left side of his face.

The victim locked himself in a room to escape the attack while the assistant fled the scene.

The police and paramedics were notified and the injured man was taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex for treatment.

He is said to be in a stable condition.

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