Sixty-year-old Avalon Regis John has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Regis John is scheduled to appear at the Siparia Magistrates’ Court today.

According to police reports, officers responded to a report at a residence in Sennon Village, Siparia around 4.30 pm on October 26th. They observed a woman on the bathroom floor bleeding from a wound to her left hand. She appeared to be in a semi-conscious state. Two knives were recovered at the scene and the suspect was arrested and taken to the Siparia Police Station. The victim was rushed to the Siparia Health Facility by a relative where she was treated and transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital