Man attacked with machete

A 58-year-old man was arrested Saturday in connection with a machete attack that morning in central George Town.

The victim was found “bleeding from multiple lacerations” in the yard of a home on Eastern Avenue around 7:30 a.m., police said. The man was still in hospital Monday but was expected to survive his injuries, police said.

The suspect was arrested on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm. He was not immediately charged and was released on police bail.


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