Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666

VG man allegedly assaults female accused of ‘messing up his relationship’

Leon Forbes has been charged with Common Assault, after he allegedly assaulted a woman who he deemed a trouble maker feeding lies to his girlfriend. The incident allegedly occurred on September 21, 2018. Photo: Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A man from Virgin Gorda has been charged for assaulting a woman who he deemed a trouble maker who was feeding lies to his girlfriend.

Leon Forbes was charged with Common Assault for the offence, which allegedly occurred on September 21, 2018.

He pleaded not guilty, and the trial started at the Magistrate’s Court on Monday, September 23, 2019.

'It wasn’t me'

When the Crown called its first witness, the Virtual Complainant (VC), she testified that she was in fear for her life when the assault allegedly occurred.

Recounting the assault, the VC said she was walking in the vicinity of Speedy’s in the Valley on Virgin Gorda when she was struck from behind with a scooter being ridden by Forbes at the time.

After hitting her, Forbes reportedly said, “Why all you messaging my girl with all kinds of things and all you know nothing no go so?”

It was then that she allegedly told him that he had the wrong person as she did not speak to his girlfriend, but one of her cousins did.

“I must kill one of ayo,” he then allegedly told her before riding off.

The VC continued that, following the encounter, Forbes and a friend returned, and he continued his attack on her.

She said Forbes started shouting at her and he got off his scooter and held her by her neck against a nearby wall.

It was then that Forbes reportedly said she liked ‘messing’ with the relationship of other people.

Following the incident, the VC made a report to the Virgin Gorda Police Station and Forbes was arrested and charged.

An abrasion on her neck and white paint chips on her hair and back from the fence where she was held were photographed and presented to the court.

‘I’ll remain silent’

Forbes told the court that he won't testify but he would bring an eyewitness to testify on his behalf.

The unrepresented Forbes is slated to return to court on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 for continuation of trial.

17 Responses to “VG man allegedly assaults female accused of ‘messing up his relationship’”

  • jah (01/10/2019, 08:11) Like (25) Dislike (6) Reply
    Ladies pls have s life of your own . Pls don’t mess up what u ain’t built. Many of us women take pleasure in messing up relationships we need to stop . Self control is the greatest. Presently two women pregnant at once . These deceitful men and women. Pls find someone for you self
    • Yup (01/10/2019, 16:41) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
      Thank you! Confront the young man first! Before you go and tell the gf. Sometimes we make something out of nothing......But on that note man still aint $@&!
  • unacceptable (01/10/2019, 09:28) Like (33) Dislike (3) Reply
    He Really did that?!! ARE YOU CRAZY? Send him BALO to learn some lesson man. Unacceptable Mr Fobes.
  • Real Tool (01/10/2019, 10:00) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply

    Lol L*** always been a clown send he @$%% ballo mon

  • LOOOOOLLL (01/10/2019, 10:53) Like (10) Dislike (3) Reply
    Big Clown !
  • itchy (01/10/2019, 11:38) Like (16) Dislike (2) Reply
    Ladies stay away from this one. See how he's holding himself --- CRABS
    • MS (01/10/2019, 14:54) Like (1) Dislike (14) Reply

      If he got crabs he got it from your m**da. Why you don’t go sit your illiterate a** down somewhere.

  • Ok!! (01/10/2019, 16:45) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Why ppl on here cussing ppl Mother’s? Ya’ll of ya’ll need to go Balo!! Only have talk behind of a computer!! And you have heart to be calling ppl illiterate when this response was an illiterate one....... please go make something out of ya’ll lives!!! Sickening!!
  • Wow (01/10/2019, 17:26) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply

    what a a**im@n this little boy is. cannot deal with the real world like a real man.

  • Fran (01/10/2019, 19:44) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply

    Whoever allegedly told on him did her a favor. She needs to keep away from him big time. Immature idiot!

  • Vg gal (01/10/2019, 21:50) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply

    Is the cashier f fl*r@ who tell lies on him boy she a liar

  • Hmmm (02/10/2019, 07:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is little girl n little boy thing...
  • Lily Ann (02/10/2019, 08:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Woman like to say WHO tell them what ... get your info and keep ya mouth shut man ...
  • Mature Male (02/10/2019, 21:00) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    A mature male would have told his lady these things are not true and if she believed him or not, they can stay together or go their separate ways no matter how hurtful this is. A mature man would never run someone over with their vehicle, choke and assault them, curse them, even if they thought they were wronged. Now he is going to jail and still have no lady when he gets out. Now you see the difference between a young hot head boy and a mature male?


Create a comment


Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.

Weather


Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.