NOC VICTIM IS UNDER POLICE GUARD
The 17-year-old,New Opportunity Corps student who was said to have been beaten by a gang comprising his fellow inmates is under police guard at the Suddie Public Hospital, while the gang that attacked and beat him remains in police custody at the Suddie lock-up.
The 17-year-old was nursing a swollen face and an injured finger.
Reports have indicated that the 17-year-old was initiating sexual advances to another teen while being incarcerated at the Suddie lock-up when the gang retaliated and beat him.
But prior to Wednesday night’s incident, a member of the gang apparently beat another male at the Anna Regina lock-up and he was transferred to the Suddie lock-up.
In August 48 students were charged with escaping from a training school and arson after setting fire to the female dorm and the tailor shop.
Sixteen of the 48 were subsequently sent to the juvenile facility in Georgetown.