Man charged for wounding teen in Clarendon

CLARENDON, Jamaica— Twenty-nine-year-old Mark McLean otherwise called ‘Hero’, an auto mechanic of Union district, Clarendon has been charged with wounding with intent, after he allegedly stabbed a teen on Saturday, July 23.

Reports are that about 4:30 pm, the teen was asleep at his home, when he was awakened by a sudden injury. The teen then reported that he saw McLean standing over him with a knife, and was further assaulted by the accused, who later fled the scene.

McLean was subsequently arrested and charged after being pointed out during an identification parade.

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