BVI News understands that a father from Virgin Gorda was recently arrested and charged after a physical altercation with his daughter.
Our news centre has not been able to confirm the daughter’s age, but it is understood that the police were summoned to their house while the two were observed fighting each other.
Reports are that the daughter received injuries to her head and face during the fight and had to seek medical attention. Our sources also say one of her eyes was swollen shut after the altercation with her father.
It’s understood that the father used household items to beat his daughter but it’s unclear what items were used. It’s also unclear whether the daughter used weapons during the altercation or whether the father sustained any injuries.
It’s also reported that the fight started because the father felt that his daughter was being disrespectful and refused to comply with his instructions.
In the meantime, it’s unclear when the father will appear in court to answer to the charges.