Woman stabbed man who tried to rape her

A Belize City woman who says she tried to stop a man from raping her has been charged with grievous harm and use of deadly means of harm.

29 year old Sandra Perez accuses Kenrick Pennil of attempting to rape her during an altercation on Cemetery Road, on December 29.

In defending herself, Sandra Perez reportedly stabbed Kenrick Pennil with a knife in his abdomen. Mr Pennil was treated at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, and his examining doctor classified his injuries as grievous harm. I

n court Sandra Perez showed Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer the white T-shirt she wore during the assault, including a tear she said was caused by Kenrick Pennil during the struggle.

She was offered bail of $2,000 and returns to court on February 23.

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