UPDATE: Student loses finger in school altercation
Police are conducting investigations into a disturbance which occurred sometime around 11:50 am today, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, whilst at a secondary school in St. Michael.
A 17-year-old student received several lacerations to his right hand, which also resulted in one of his fingers being severed and one being partially severed.
Police said in a press release that a group of students at the school became involved in an altercation in the canteen during the lunch break. As a result of this altercation, the 17-year-old victim received several chops to his right hand from a cutlass. He was subsequently transported to the QEH by ambulance for medical attention.
Investigations are continuing.
Student rushed to QEH after incident on the school grounds
(Original: 3:41pm, November 22, 2017)
One secondary school student was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by ambulance this afternoon.
Police Spokesperson Roland Cobbler said that an incident involving students occurred at a St. Michael secondary educational institution and a student was injured.
The student received lacerations to his right hand.