Manchester man wanted for attempted murder of ex-girlfriend
MANCHESTER, Jamaica – The Manchester Police have named 30-year-old Romaine Powell otherwise called ‘Romie’ or ‘Biggs’ of Top Hill district, Kendal, Manchester as wanted after he reportedly attempted to murder his ex-girlfriend.
The incident occurred on Caledonia Road in the parish on Wednesday.
Reports are that about 10:00 pm, the woman was at work when she was allegedly pounced upon by Powell who was armed with a machete. He subsequently used the machete to chop her several times before escaping in the area. The police were alerted and she was taken to hospital where she was admitted in serious condition.
The Mandeville CIB is urging Powell to turn himself in to the police immediately.
Meanwhile, the police are asking anyone with information that can assist them with their investigations to contact them at 876-962-2832, the police 119 emergency number, Crime Stop at 311, the NIB Tip Line at 811 or the nearest police station.