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Motorcyclist who struck down cop at Houston roadblock arrested


A snippet of a video where the motorcyclist collided with the Police Officer [May 18, 2024]

A motorcyclist has been arrested following an incident early Saturday morning where he struck down a police officer at a roadblock on the Houston Public Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD).


The collision occurred around 02:05h during a stop and search exercise led by a gazetted officer from Regional Division 4A.


According to the Guyana Police Force (GPF), the motorcyclist, driving motorcycle CL 6778, failed to comply with police directions, resulting in the collision.


The motorcyclist and the police officer were promptly transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital. Medical personnel examined their injuries and determined they were not life-threatening. Both individuals received treatment and were subsequently discharged.


The motorcycle has been lodged with the police and the driver remains in custody as the investigation continues.

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