Youth shot in mouth by policeman

The police say that investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding an incident where at about 2055h. last night, Alex Griffith, 15 years, of East La Penitence Squatting Area, Georgetown, was shot to his mouth by a policeman.

Police say that the incident occurred during the response to a report of robbery with aggravation committed on a relative of the rank earlier in the evening.

Griffith has been admitted to the GPHC.

The rank is under close arrest as the investigations continue.

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