A woman faces a charge of malicious wounding after severely biting the lip of her 14-year-old relative.
Reports indicate that around 3:00 a.m, the woman and the teen were arguing in the street along Sunrise Park in Trincity.
An eyewitness said things got heated and the argument became physical.
Soon after, the woman bit the boy’s lip almost half off.
Police and first responders were called to the scene, and police had to use a Taser to subdue the suspect.
The victim and the suspect were taken to the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, where the boy was expected to undergo emergency surgery.
He is currently warded in a critical condition at the hospital.
Police are continuing investigations.