Tuesday 14 July, 2020

16-year-old arrested for stabbing teen in West Bay

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday in connection with a stabbing incident which occurred at an address off Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay.

The teen was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH.

Reports are that shortly before 6:00 pm, three teens were at the location when they were approached by another male of similar age, who was known to them.

According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), an argument ensued and one of the three teenagers was wounded with an instrument by the fourth male who had approached.

The culprit then fled the scene.

 The victim received lacerations to his arm and head, was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment and later released.

Officers subsequently located the suspect at another location off Mount Pleasant Road. 

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