Thursday 1 October, 2020

Police investigate chopping incident in Arima

A cutlass attack on Monday has left an Arima man in a critical condition. 

Police said around 11.20 am Monday, 23-year-old Nigel Scott of Guanapo, Arima went to collect his son from the child's mother.
 
While there, Scott allegedly got into an argument with his son's grandfather, also from Guanapo, Arima, who attacked him with a cutlass.
 
Scott was struck on the left side of his neck and left arm before he fell to the ground. 
 
He was taken to the Arima Health Facility, then transferred to the Mt Hope Hospital.

A wooden-handled cutlass was seized at the scene.
 
Doctors said the victim would undergo surgery due to the severity of the injuries sustained. 
 
Investigations are continuing. 

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