Woman in viral video beating man with machete charged

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Detectives in Savanna-la-mar, Westmoreland charged a woman with Assault Occasioning Bodily Harm after she was seen in a viral video on social media assaulting a man. The incident took place on Sunday, February 07.

The woman has been identified as 40-year-old Shernette Beckford, a vendor of Pullet Lane, Petersfield in Westmoreland.

Beckford was seen in a video using a machete to inflict blows to a man. A report was made to the Police on Saturday, February 13 and an investigation launched. She was subsequently arrested and charged today, February 23.