Pepper spray

Police probe pepper spray incident at UWI

Po­lice of­fi­cers were called in to deal with a sit­u­a­tion at the Uni­ver­si­ty of the West In­dies' St Au­gus­tine cam­pus on Wednes­day af­ter a male stu­dent pep­per sprayed a fe­male class­mate fol­low­ing an ar­gu­ment over a group project.

The fe­male stu­dent was tak­en to the Er­ic Williams Med­ical Sci­ences Com­plex (EWM­SC) for treat­ment. She was even­tu­al­ly dis­charged.

The pep­per spray in­ci­dent oc­curred around 5 pm on Wednes­day at the cam­pus' Teach­ing and Learn­ing Com­plex (TLC).