Police sources have revealed that officers arrested Marvin Boon of Old Road for the Offence of Indecent Assault on a warrant in the first instance. He was approached by members of the Police Force in the Buckley’s Estate area; but according to the police, he chose to assault the officers with a machete.
The report provided by the police claims that the officers defended themselves against the armed attack by disabling the assailant with a gunshot to his leg. Though disarmed, the assailant is said by police to have continued his attack and bit into the leg of a police officer.
As a result both men had to seek medical attention at the JNF hospital for their injuries.
No information however was provided by police regarding the condition of Boon but he is believed to be hospitalized.