Tobagonian Zalikea Howie is in police custody, charged with assault and malicious damage following a report made by her 67-year-old former employer. Howie, 21, of Robert Trace, Mt Pleasant, visited the victim’s home at Pump Mill, Scarborough.

According to official reports, while there, an argument ensued and she allegedly dealt the woman several blows about her body. As a result, the victim’s glasses valued at $4,000, fell causing damage. Howie then picked up the victim’s phone valued at $1400 and her DVD player valued at $600 and allegedly threw it on the ground causing damage to both items.

A report was made to the Scarborough Police, and Howie was subsequently arrested by WPC Chapman. She was later charged for the offences of assault and malicious damage to items, amounting to the value of $6,000. The accused is expected to appear before the Scarborough Magistrates’ Court virtually today, Thursday 18th March, 2021.