Sunday 20 October, 2019

West Bay man due in court over machete row

A 28-year-old West Bay man is due in court after a machete brawl in which another man was injured.

Just before 5.15pm on June 20, police were called to the hospital where it was reported that a man had been seriously assaulted by another man using a machete.

The incident was said to have taken place on Eastern Avenue in the vicinity of the Godfrey Nixon Way junction, George Town. It was alleged that an altercation developed between two men at the location, which escalated and weapons were drawn - resulting in one man being wounded.

The injured man was treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries and later released.

A 28-Year-Old-Man of West Bay was arrested in relation to this incident and has since been charged with:

Wounding

Two counts of Carrying an Offensive Weapon

Causing Harassment Alarm and Distress

Common Assault

The man is expected to appear in court today (June 24).

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