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An elderly man was rescued by officers of the North Eastern Division Task Force while being attacked with a knife by three suspects.

According to the police two suspects are being questioned, while a manhunt is on for a third.

Police said NEDTF officers observed a commotion at the carpark of a bank along the Eastern Main Road, San Juan on Friday night and saw a white Toyota Aqua vehicle speeding away from the scene.

A police chase ensued and the vehicle was intercepted via a roadblock mounted by other members of the NEDTF in the vicinity of 9th Avenue, Barataria.

Two suspects, ages 26 and 31, both of Morvant, who were in the vehicle at the time, were arrested.

PCs Mieres, Dass, Nanan and Campbell, who were at the scene of the car park, rendered aid to the elderly man who was drenched in blood from stab wounds.

WPC Sequea is continuing investigations as charges in the case are pending.

In an unrelated incident, a 30-year-old man is expected to be charged with larceny at a dwelling home after a gold chain belonging to his 60-year-old friend was stolen in Arima. The elderly man told police he was entertaining a friend on Friday and after the man left he realised his $10,000 gold chain missing.

A report was made to the police and the man was arrested while attempting to flee.