(CMR) A 29-year-old Bodden Town man has been arrested for suspected Grievous Bodily Harm after he threw a liquid substance in the face of another man, causing serious burns.
According to the RCIPS, shortly before 8 a.m., police attended the George Town Hospital to a report of a man receiving treatment for a serious burn to his face, which had been inflicted on him by another man.
It was reported that the victim and the other man were both working at a complex on South Sound Road, in the vicinity of Grand Harbour, when an altercation occurred between the two, resulting in the accused man taking a bottle of fluid from his vehicle and throwing it on the victims face, causing it to burn, with suspected serious injuries.
The victim called 911, and an ambulance transported the man to the George Town Hospital to receive treatment.
Officers attended the complex to locate the accused man at the time of the incident, but he wasn’t present.
Just before 7 p.m., the same day, the accused man turned himself in at the George Town Police Station, where he was arrested and transported to the Detention Centre for processing.