Man beaten after football lands on property; teens among seven arrested

A Jamaican man was being beaten after a football landed on his property, leading to an altercation between him and the players.

Seven persons, including four teenagers, were arrested and charged for allegedly attacking a man during an altercation.

Reports from the Clarks Town Police in Trelawny are that seven persons, including teenagers, were playing football on Sunday August 2 when the ball went onto the complainant’s property around 4:30 p.m.

An altercation developed between the players and the complainant which saw all seven persons allegedly attacking the complainant, breaking his ribs during the assault.

A report was made and an investigation launched, following which the seven were arrested and charged.

They are: 20-year-old Phillip Brown otherwise called ‘Bad Boy’; 19-year-old Javan Fisher; 21-year-old Gregory Anderson; 22-year-old Randon Gibbs, two 17-year-old males and a 15-year-old, all of Duanvale in the parish.

They are to appear before the Clarks Town Parish Court on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.