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Aug 26, 2019

Henry Gideon Charged for Knife Attack on His Grandmother

Twenty-three-year-old Henry Gideon has been arrested and charged following an incident in Trinidad Village, Orange Walk, where he viciously attacked his grandmother.  Fernanda Garcia suffered multiple injuries inflicted on her when Gideon attacked her with a knife as she rested in a hammock.  It is reported that during the incident, her grandson also robbed her of money. Her husband was asleep during the ordeal. Police caught up with Gideon near the Mexican border in the Blue Creek community.

 

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Reference the incident that occurred in Trinidad Village, Orange Walk District involving Fernanda Garcia, who was the victim, police have since arrested and charged Henry Gideon, twenty-three-year-old of a Trinidad address, for the crimes of robbery and wounding.”

 

Reporter

“Now he is, you said last time it was a relative…”

 

ACP Joseph Myvett

ACP Joseph Myvett

“Yes, he is related.  He is related to the victim.”

 

Reporter

“Right. So are you able to say where he was apprehended?”

 

ACP Joseph Myvett

“He was apprehended in the area of Blue Creek, towards the Mexican border.”

 

Reporter

“So, is it your belief that he may have been trying to abscond?”

 

ACP Joseph Myvett

“Well that could have been the case.”

 

Reporter

“Right.”


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