Police are investigating an alleged wounding committed on Marcos Richmond, a 20-year-old rank of Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara.

The incident occurred Thursday night about 19:40hrs at Quamina Street, Beterverwagting, ECD. The suspect is reportedly a 35-year-old who is currently under arrest.

Enquiries revealed that the Police Constable was walking along the said road on his way home from work when he saw the suspect and another male having an altercation.

The Constable approached them in a bid to keep the peace, however the suspect became annoyed and related to the Constable that the altercation is none of his concern, after which the Constable left for his home.

Subsequently, the suspect, armed with a knife approached the Constable from behind and dealt him two stab wounds to his lower back and the back of his neck.

He was rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation by a family member and is admitted in a serious but stable condition.

The suspect was later arrested and is in police custody assiting with the investigation.


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