No charges yet arising from incident in which Anderson Peters was beaten and thrown overboard a boat in Grenada

By August 11, 2022

No one has yet been charged in connection with the incident night in which Grenada’s javelin world champion was beaten and thrown overboard a boat in his homeland on Wednesday.

Video of the incident showed Peters engaged in a physical altercation with several men. He was overpowered, kicked and punched before eventually being thrown off the boat named Harbour Master that was docked on the Spice Island.

There is no word yet on what triggered the incident.

The Royal Grenada Police told Sportsmax.TV on Thursday that the matter is still being investigated and that no charges have yet been laid in connection with the incident.

The police said the investigation is still ongoing because of the large number of people involved.

As it relates to the health of the Commonwealth Games silver medallist, the police said his condition is still being evaluated.

Calls to the Grenada Athletic Association President Charles George went unanswered. There was also no response from the Grenada Olympic Association when Sportsmax.TV called on Thursday.

A representative of the Grenadian athletic icon was also unable to provide any information on the state of his health.

Peters, 24, won his second world championship title in Oregon in July but finished second in at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in July.

 

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