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Police have arrested three men for damaging a car belonging to Harricharran Alfred, 49, a construction worker of Zeelugt New Housing Scheme, East Bank Essequibo on Friday.
According to reports, the incident occurred at about 19:15 at the Blankenburg Gas Station, West Coast Demerara.
At about 19:00h, the victim entered the gas station where he saw three known individuals (names given) standing in the path leading to the gas pump consuming alcohol.
Alfred honked his horn on them and one of the suspects became annoyed and threw a glass bottle on the front window of Alfred’s car causing damages.
Alfred then exited the vehicle along with his two sons and confronted the suspect. An argument ensued which resulted in a scuffle “during which time the suspect who threw the bottle armed himself with two knives whilst another armed himself with a cutlass”.
Police said the victim and his sons became afraid and ran to the Den Amstel Police Station, where they reported the matter.
Police upon arrival at the scene, observed the back window glass, front window glass, two headlights and four side window glasses of the said vehicle broken and fragments were on the road.
The three suspects were arrested and taken to the Leonora Police Station pending a thorough investigation into the matter.