Police arrested a 16-year-old teenager on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm after another male teenager was stabbed Thursday in West Bay.
The victim received cuts to his arm and head and was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment, police said. He was later released.
Police were called to an address off Mount Pleasant Road shortly before 6 p.m.
“Three teenaged males were at the location when they were approached by another male of similar age, who was known to them,” according to a Royal Cayman Islands Police Service press release.
“An argument ensued and one of the three teenagers was wounded with an instrument by the fourth male who had approached. The culprit then fled the scene.”
Officers found the suspect, of West Bay, at another location off Mount Pleasant Road.