61-Year-Old Man Assaulted by Son

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Updated: December 29, 2015

Belmopan police are investigating an incident in which a 20-year-old man chopped his 61-year-old father.  Reports are that just before six o’clock on Sunday evening police responded to a call from Armenia Village, Cayo District where they found the father, Pedro Cruz Orellano with a cut to his left hand.  The elderly man was taken to the Western Regional Hospital and later transferred to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City.  Meanwhile, the son, Augustine Choc has been charged with grievous harm.