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Police have detained a 60-year-old woman for questioning in connection with a wounding incident in Siparia yesterday.

Reports are that officers were called to a residence in Sennon Village, Siparia, at around 4.30pm. There they found a woman on the bathroom floor bleeding from a wound on her left hand. She appeared to be in a semiconscious state.

Two knives were recovered at the scene and a suspect was arrested and taken to the Siparia Police Station.

The victim was taken to the Siparia Health Facility by a relative where she was treated and transferred to the San Fernando General Hospital.

Enquiries are continuing