Man chopped while trying to collect son from mother

A 23-year-old man was chopped and wounded while attempting to collect his son from the child's mother in Arima.

An elderly man had been arrested in connection with the incident that occurred on Monday shortly after 11 am.

According to a police report, the victim of Guanapo, Arima allegedly got into an argument with his son's grandfather, also from Guanapo, Arima. He was subsequently attacked with a cutlass and brutally chopped on the left side of the neck and left arm.

He was taken to the Arima Health Facility and later then transferred to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex where he is warded in critical condition.

 - by Rhondor Dowlat-Rostant

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