Wakenaam man stabbed, bitten after refusing to repair motorcycle


Steve Persaud, a 21-year-old resident of Bell Plane, Wakenaam, was stabbed and bitten on Saturday by a 32-year-old man who had asked him to repair a motorcycle throttle cable.

According to a police report, Persaud was sitting in his yard with several others. At around 19:30 hrs, he was approached by the suspect who asked him to repair the cable.

Persaud refused and an argument ensued. Soon after, the suspect armed himself with a knife and stabbed Persaud several times about his body. He received injuries to his left elbow, right stomach and right side thigh.

The suspect also bit Persaud’s left thigh.

The suspect escaped and Persaud was subsequently taken to the Wakenaam Cottage Hospital where he was referred to the Suddie Public Hospital for further medical attention.

The matter was reported to the police at 19:45 hrs and the suspect was arrested and placed into custody.

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