Tuesday, February 20, 2018

La Brea mob attacks 2 cops: bitten, beaten


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A POLICE officer was bitten, and another beaten, during an attack by a mob in La Brea on Monday.
The two constables were rescued by their colleagues and taken for medical treatment.
The Express was told that around 5 p.m., the officers responded to a report of a violent incident near Pt D’or.  Police said when the marked police vehicle, a Nissan X-Trail, arrived, the crowd smashed the back windscreen.
The officers emerged from the vehicle and were attacked.
One was bitten multiple times on his shoulder and hand while his colleague was beaten with a length of wood.  Other officers responded and detained several people.
Their injured colleagues were taken
for treatment at the Point Fortin Area Hospital.