Five arrested over street beating

| 22/02/2013

(CNS): Police have arrested three men and two women in connection with an incident in the in the early hours of Wednesday 20 February when a man was attacked and beaten by a gang of people. An RCIPS spokesperson said that the five people were identified and arrested on Thursday and they are currently being questioned in connection with the street brawl which happened in George Town. Police had been called to the junction of Eastern Avenue and North Church Street after receiving a report of a fight. When they arrived there was no one at the scene. However, the victim was found in the Watler's Road area and he confirmed that he had been attacked and beaten. 

The assailants demanded money and assaulted him in the process. Nothing was taken but the man was injured. The incident is now being investigated by the officers from CID in George Town who have arrested the five people believed to have been involved in the attack.

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