Brac teenager attacks woman with machete

| 15/09/2008

(CNS): Police reported today that a 19-year-old man had been arrested in connection with a machete attack on a 27-year-old woman. The victim sustained a serious head injury during an incident which occurred on Friday night, 12 September, on Cayman Brac. The incident happened  outside Edd’s Place  at around 11:40 pm.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that officers were called to the scene and on arrival they found the victim had suffered a serious wound to her forehead. The woman was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been released from care.Following investigations, the teenager was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm. He has since been released on police bail.

“These parties are known to each other, and we take incidents of domestic violence extremely seriously,” said the Area Commander, Chief Inspector Patrick Beersingh.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Cayman Brac police on 948-0331 or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling Crime Stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.


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  1. Anonymous says:

    Calling him a teenager is implying he is not an adult and not responsible for his actions. Under the law he is a man and should be treated as such.