Following an alleged assault at the home of woman in Iere Village, Naparima MP Rodney Charles is calling for better response times from police.
The MP, via a media release, says the victim is one of his employees and was hospitalized following the incident.
He claims it took 45 minutes for officers to arrive from Princes Town – Mr Charles says the village is about five minutes from the police station.
The incident reportedly comes following several home burglaries and choppings in the area.
The MP is calling on the station to improve its response time, increase patrols and work with the community to improve security.