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Two Officers Assaulted While Affecting an Arrest, 27 May

27th May, 2019 Police Headlines

Update: 19-Year-Old-Man from George Town Charged with Six (6) Offences, 29 May


The 19-year-old-man, who was arrested on Monday 27 May regarding the below incident has since been charged with the following offenses:


Insulting the Modesty of a Woman

Assault ABH

Common Assault

Resisting Arrest

2 x Assaulting a Police Officer in the Execution of their Duties.


The man is expected to be in court today 29 May.





Today, 27 May, two (2) police officers responded to an altercation on Eastern Avenue, George Town, between a man and a woman, who are known to each other.


After speaking with both parties regarding the incident, officers informed the 19-year-old-man of George Town, that he was under arrest on suspicion of assault, insulting the modesty of a woman, causing fear of provocation of violence and theft.


The man became verbally and physically aggressive towards the officers and resisted arrest, damaging a watch that one of the officers was wearing and caused injury to both officers.


He was eventually subdued and taken into custody and further arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest, damage to property and assaulting police.


The officers were treated for non-life-threatening-injuries and later released from the hospital.


The man is currently in police custody and an investigation is on-going.