Thursday 29 October, 2020

Stabbed at school, boys nursing wounds and injuries

Blood was shed at a Northern secondary school when an altercation escalated and weapons got involved knives.

Police are conducting investigations into the incident which resulted in various bodily injuries to five school boys. This occurred sometime around 12:10 pm yesterday, Friday, May 18, 2018, whilst on the compound of Daryll Jordan Secondary School at Trents in St. Lucy.

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The police report said that it was during the school’s lunch period that a group of schoolboys became involved in a fight in the area of the school’s canteen. As a result of this altercation, five of the persons involved received injuries, the most serious were three (3) of whom received stab wounds about their bodies. Three victims were transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by ambulance whilst two others were treated on the scene and discharged; their guardians indicated they will seek private medical attention.

Up to yesterday evening, one of the victims was detained at the QEH for observation whilst the other two had been treated and discharged. Police are still in the process of conducting investigations and will continue to monitor the progress of the victims.

Anyone who can provide any information to assist with this investigation is being asked by the Royal Barbados Police Force to contact the Crab Hill Police Station at 310-7700, Police Emergency at telephone number 211, or the nearest police station.

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