Point Hill teen charged with wounding
Nineteen-year-old Sivan Pearson, labourer of Duxes district, Point Hill, St. Catherine was charged with wounding with intent after he was implicated in the chopping injury of a man in the community on December 18.
Reports are that about 9:00 p.m., the complainant was walking along a dirt track when he heard the accused man call out his name. He reportedly then turned to look, and was chopped to the face by the accused with a machete. He was transported to the hospital where he was treated and released.
Pearson was subsequently arrested on Sunday, January 5 and charged.