Two women stabbed in separate incidents

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Two women were stabbed on Tuesday night in separate incidents in West Bay and George Town.

Police said a female teenager was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in relation to the George Town incident and she remained in custody Wednesday. The male culprit in the other incident remained at large Wednesday.

According to police, the first stabbing happened on Kings Road in West Bay just after 7:15pm in an altercation between the teen and another woman.

The second victim was stabbed shortly before 11pm in the parking lot of a business on Shedden Road, near Dr. Roy’s Drive, in George Town. Police said she was assaulted by a man she knew and received knife wounds to the head.

The man then fled following the scene.

The victim remained in stable condition in hospital Wednesday and was being treated for “serious injuries”, according to police.

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