Men hospitalized, suspect arrested in EE stabbing

| 16/01/2014

(CNS) Updated: Following another stabbing in East End Wednesday night police confirmed that two men remain in hospital one with an arm injury, who has been arrested and a second with head and body wounds, Thursday. The two men were involved in analtercation at around 8pm,  Wednesday 15 January, an RCIPS spokesperson said. The fight started between the men, who known each other in a house on John McLean Drive. "The altercation spilled out into the yard, where one of the men allegedly stabbed the other. Nearby residents intervened and the suspect ran off," the spokesperson added.

Police and paramedics arrived on the scene a few minutes after the incident and the 24 year old injured man was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital in George Town suffering from lacerations to his head and torso.

The suspect, who is said to be  48 years old was then apprehended by the polcie and arrested by police less than forty  minutes later. He was also found to have an arm injury and taken to the hospital for treatment but he was arrested on ssupicion of attempted murder.

This is the second violent incident in the district in less than a week and East End residents have been voicing concerns about rising crime there and the lack of police cover. The MLA for the district, Arden McLean, has pleaded with the police commissioner and the government to do something about the lack of cover in the face of increased crime but his pleas have fallen on deaf ears.

Anyone who was in the area at the time, and who has not already spoken to police, is asked to contact Bodden Town CID on 947-2220 or Crime Stopper 800-8477(TIPS).

Category: Crime

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Brilliant! MLA's constrict the police budget and then want additional cover…Kids Disney films are more beleivable..