March 29, 2023

PRESS RELEASE LNP Investigates Suspect for Aggravated Assault

The Liberia National Police has arrested and is investigating suspect Dairus P. Siryon, 25, a resident of the Outland Community, Police Academy for alleged Aggravated Assault.

It is established on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 4:30 PM, complainant Angeline Peabody, 37, of the same residence reported meeting her son, Henry Giddings, 17, lying unconscious in a pool of blood by 2:00 AM after she was informed by the community Chairman and neighbor only identified as Roosevelt.

During Police preliminary probe conducted, suspect Siryon told investigators that on Friday, February 4, 2022, at 1:00 AM, he was attacked by three unknown persons while on his way from awake keeping.

He furthered that, they succeeded in taking away his Tecno Pop 5 phone valued at USD120 and his wallet that contained his Liberian citizen ID Card plus Four Hundred and Twenty Liberian dollars (LRD420).

Suspect Dairus Siryon continued that two of the attackers escaped, while they left victim Henry Giddings in a fistfight with him who later attempted to bite him. According to the suspect, victim Giddings’ tongue mistakenly entered his mouth and he (suspect Siryon) bit it off.

Meanwhile, victim Henry Giddings was rushed to the John F. Kennedy Hospital for medical treatment by his mother as the suspect remain detained at the headquarters of the Liberia National Police pending prosecution.

photo credit: LNP

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