$10k bail for assaulting woman

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    A 34-year-old man was granted $10,000 bail after appearing virtually in court charged with assaulting a woman.

    Kendel Burkley of Guaico, pleaded not guilty to the charge of assault occasioning a wound when he appeared before Sangre Grande Magistrate Erica Baptiste-Ramkissoon yesterday.

    He was ordered not to have any contact with the woman pending the determination of the matter which was postponed to November 19th.

    Burkley was arrested and charged on October 16th following a report of domestic abuse on the same day.

    A 30-year-old woman told officers that she had been hit on the face several times by the accused, with whom she had a two-year relationship.