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Teen attacked with bat at Pembroke home

The police scene this morning on Curving Avenue, near the Cake Shop, where there was a reported incident of a baseball bat attack (Photograph by Jonathan Bell)

A teenager was allegedly attacked by two women with a baseball bat in an incident this morning on Curving Avenue, Pembroke, according to police.

A police spokesman said that at around 2.45am, officers responded to a report of an assault in the area.

“It was reported that two female suspects attended the victim’s residence and assaulted her with a baseball bat,” the spokesman said. “The victim, an 18-year-old Pembroke woman, was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where she is being treated for head injuries which are not believed to be life threatening.

“Two women have been arrested in connection with this incident and court appearances are expected in the near future.”

Police are urging anyone who may have information to call 295-0011 or the confidential Crime Stoppers hotline 800-8477.