Police have arrested and jointly charged two brothers in connection with an incident in St Andrew today where a man was tied to a pole and beaten. A video of the incident is being circulated on social media.
Those charged have been identified as 30-year-old Shamar Andre Rock and his 16-year-old brother, Brandon Ricardo Rock, both of Shorey Village, St Andrew.
The victim in today’s attack has been identified as 25-year-old Jamar Green.
Police say Green was leaving a football match in the area when he encountered the brothers while on his way to a bus stop. They attacked him a tied him to a pole.
The matter was reported to the police who responded and found Green still tied to the pole.
The Rock brothers were subsequently arrested and charged with assault occasioning bodily harm. They both appeared before Magistrate Ian Weeks in the District ‘D’ Magistrates’ Court and were granted bail to reappear in court on May 22.