An off-duty policeman who reportedly witnessed a motor vehicle accident in St Andrew on Saturday (Nov. 7) is now in hospital after he was attacked by a motorist, Hype Life Magzine has learned.
The policeman’s ear was bitten off and his gun allegedly stolen.
The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Corporate Communications Unit has confirmed the attack on the off-duty policeman.
The unit said Sunday that the incident occurred after the policeman witnessed an accident and attempted to assist. They were, however, unable to provide further details.
The policeman witnessed the motor vehicle accident on Hope Road some time before midnight. Reports are that one of the motorists involved fled the scene and the policeman reportedly gave chase, intercepting the motor vehicle at West King’s House Road.
The policeman was reportedly attacked, beaten, with one of his ears bitten off, and his gun allegedly stolen.
His alleged attacker fled the scene, abandoning the motor vehicle.