Monday, January 5 – Police have arrested and charge Agelan Lewis, 21, of Carrot Bay for Inflicting Grievous Bodily Harm.
Lewis is presently being assessed by the Mental Health Unit.
Initial inquiries indicate that the man, a relative of the homeowner, attacked the female while she was visiting the home on Thursday, January 1. There is no indication that she had previously known the attacker.
Medical examination revealed three wounds to the neck and a laceration to one of her fingers. A knife was recovered on the floor after the incident.
She was taking to Peebles Hospital where she was treated for the wounds.