A 32-year old Venezuelan national lost his right hand during an argument with another man on Friday morning.
Around 9:30a.m, Carlos Esperanza was at Smith Hill, Carenage talking with a group of men when he got into an altercation with a man from the group. The man got a cutlass and chopped off Esperanza’s right hand. He also lost a finger.
Esperanza was taken to the St. James Medical Facility then transferred to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital where surgery was performed to reattach the hand.
The Carenage suspect is still at large.
Police are continuing investigations.