Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Rio Claro man in serious condition after chopping

A Rio Claro man is warded in a serious condition at the San Fernando General Hospital, suffering chop wounds to his head, neck, and hands. 

The victim was brought to the Rio Claro Health Center at 4am on Thursday to be treated for the injuries, which police were told included a severed left ear. 

The police were immediately notified, and officers visited the health center. 

However, the victim, who is known to the police on several previous matters, refused to name his attacker. 

That said, officers of the Rio Claro police station did their own inquiries, and were able to detain a suspect in Tabaquite, who was walking with two cutlasses. 

One of the weapons, police said, had been bloodied, and the suspect himself was suffering wounds.

PC Sutherland is continuing investigations. 

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