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Man in court for wounding after hammer attack

Nov 27, 2017 Crime

A 34-year-old George Town man appeared in court today (27 November) for allegedly hitting another man on the head with a hammer. Alain Martinez-Hernandez faced magistrate Valdis Foldats in Summary Court this morning charged with grievous bodily harm wounding. The crown council did not provide a case file for the matter and he was granted $900 bail. Mr. Martinez-Hernandez was arrested at a business place on Portland Road in George Town on Friday (24 November). Police say just before 12pm that day they responded to a report of an altercation between two men known to each other. One of the men allegedly used a hammer to strike the other on the head. The victim was taken to the Cayman Islands hospital where he was treated and later released. Mr Martinez-Hernandez returns to court 12 December.