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A police officer is warded in serious condition at hospital after a liquid was flung into his eyes by a woman on Friday night.

PC Ernie Bernard suffered Grade Four injuries to his eyes and is at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex.

Police said that Bernard and other police officers were off-duty liming at a bar at Madras Road, Cunupia when he parted a fight with two women.

Bernard warned the women of their behaviour, police said.

One of the women went to her vehicle and grabbed a jar which contained the unknown liquid.

She threw the substance at Bernard’s face, then fled in the vehicle.

The nature of the substance is to be ascertained, police said.

The other police officers took Bernard to hospital.

Bernard, of Enterprise, has seven years’ service at the TTPS.

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