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Update: Man Charged in Relation to Bodden Town Road Assault Incident, 27 August

27th August, 2019 Police Headlines

Update (27 August):

 

The man, age 29 of Bodden Town, who was arrested in relation to the below incident, has been formally charged with Wounding and Carrying an Offensive Weapon. He appears in court today, 27 August.


Initial Release:

 

Shortly after 2:05AM on Sunday, 25 August, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre alerted officers to a report that a male had been overheard threatening to stab a woman known to him. The officers were provided with further information, including the details of the vehicle the man and woman were said to be travelling in. It was also ascertained that the vehicle had subsequently been involved in a collision.

 

Officers responded and located the vehicle which had left the roadway on Bodden Town Road, just east of Gun Square Road, and come to a stop. Officers observed a man and woman standing outside of the vehicle, and that the woman had what appeared to be an injury to her head. EMS attended the scene and, while rendering treatment to the woman, determined that she had received stab wounds to the head.

 

As a result, the man, age 29 of Bodden Town, was arrested on suspicion of assault GBH. Officers also conducted a search of the vehicle and recovered a knife. The man remains in police custody as investigations continue.

 

The woman was transported for treatment via ambulance, and subsequently discharged.