Police inspector assaulted
Southern Division police are investigating a report in which a police inspector was assaulted by a street vendor.
The victim is said to be Inspector Harripersad of the San Fernando Municipal Police.
According to reports, the inspector was walking along Mucurapo Street, San Fernando, when at about 3pm on Saturday, he got into an argument with a vendor along the roadway.
As the inspector was removing himself from the situation, he was followed by the vendor who kicked him to the ground.
As the inspector was on the floor, the vendor proceeded to beat Harripersad about the body, before fleeing the scene.
A report was made to officers of the San Fernando Police Station and Harripersad was taken for medical treatment at the San Fernando General Hospital.
He was discharged that same day, having suffered no life threatening or debilitating injuries.
ASP Martin is continuing inquiries.
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