Teenager hospitalised after being hit to head with piece of wood


A 14-year-old boy is now obtaining medical attention at the New Amsterdam Public Hospital, Berbice, after he was allegedly struck to his head thrice with a piece of wood by a male on Saturday evening.

The incident occurred around 18:30h at High Dam, Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice, and the male suspect is currently in police custody.

According to a police statement, the assault took place while the teen was standing on High Dam.

“The victim has been admitted to the New Amsterdam Public Hospital while the suspect is arrested and remains in custody as investigations continue.”


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