Cayo man charged for stabbing his father

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Updated: June 29, 2015

San Ignacio police have arrested a man for stabbing his father. Police say on Saturday they were on La Loma Luz Boulevard in Santa Elena when they saw a man who had blood on his clothes. Police detained the man and when they went to a house and searched a bedroom they saw another man on a bed with stab wounds.  He was taken to the San Ignacio Community Hospital where doctors saw cut wounds to the upper shoulder and left back shoulder blade. He was also suffering from swelling to the nose, ear and face. Investigations revealed that while at the house a fight ensued between father and son when Polito August Jr. inflicted the cut wound to his dad 46-year-old Polito August Sr.  The younger August was arrested and charged for wounding. The knife used in the incident was also discovered. Polito August Sr. is presently working as a security officer and was a former BDF soldier.