Keith Balcon, 49, of Mc Carthy Street, Upper Santa Cruz, was charged with two counts of attempted murder yesterday.
He is scheduled to appear at the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court today.
According to police reports, the incident occurred on June 28th when it is alleged that the accused approached the first victim in the yard of her residence with a long silver knife and stabbed her about her body.
A struggle ensued, and the victim was able to escape.
The second victim was on the northern side of the yard when the suspect allegedly approached her with a Chinese chopper and dealt her several chops about her body.
Officers responded, and the suspect was detained.
PC Caraballo and officers from the Criminal Investigations Department conducted investigations from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).