Teen stabbed in scuffle on Norton Street

Injured: Cordell Whyte

A teenager was on Sunday afternoon rushed to the Georgetown Public Hospital after being stabbed in a brawl at Norton Street, Worthmanville, Georgetown.
Seventeen-year-old Cordell Whyte, of John and Durban Streets, Georgetown, is now left nursing several wounds following the incident.
According to reports reaching this news outfit, Whyte along with his friends were at the time sitting on the step of his Norton Street residence when the suspect approached with a knife and dealt him three blows about the body. The teenager was stabbed once to his back, abdomen and then to his shoulder.

Injured: Cordell Whyte

This publication understands that the incident stemmed from the suspect being denied the use of a bicycle which belongs to the now injured teen.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Akeemo Franklin of Lot 9 Norton Street, Wortmanville, Georgetown.
Whyte, a former student of the St Johns College, remains hospitalised and has been listed as stable while Franklin is said to be on the run.
However, an investigation has been launched.



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