Monday 16 September, 2019

Police investigating suspected chopping in Morne Diablo

A 60-year-old man is warded in a serious condition at the San Fernando General Hospital following a report of assault in Morne Diablo.

The victim told police that around 9.45 am on Wednesday, he was asleep in the living room of his Quarry Road home, when he awakened to someone assaulting him.

He said he did not see the suspect, nor did he know what weapon he was being attacked with.

When the suspect fled the scene, he raised an alarm, and was taken for medical treatment.

The victim appeared to have suffered chop wounds to the face, having suffered several lacerations to his head and lip. He also had a fractured left arm.

Sgt Sobie is continuing inquiries.

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