‘Elephant’ charged with assaulting another man

WESTMORELAND, Jamaica — The police arrested and charged a 37-year-old man with wounding with intent and assault occasioning actual bodily harm, following an incident at Great George Street in Westmoreland on Monday, November 14.

Charged is Glenroy Gayle, otherwise called ‘Elephant’, a fisherman of Hudson Street, Savanna-la-Mar in the parish.

Reports are that about 7:00 am, a man was purchasing items at a grocery shop when three men, Gayle among them, reportedly accused the buyer of setting fire to a shop.

The three then allegedly assaulted the man, inflicting several blows and wounding him. They reportedly then fled the scene. The man was assisted to the hospital where he was admitted in serious condition. On Wednesday, November 23, Gayle was apprehended at his home during an operation and charged.

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