Subscribe!Get all the best of On Walkabout by subscribing.

Man Attacked with Samurai Sword to Steal Cell Phone

It is unbelievable that some is willing to injure and maim someone else simply to steal his cell phone:

A WEST Australian man has been charged after allegedly chopping off another man’s finger with a samurai sword.

Police said a 24-year-old man had been charged over an attack in a park at Mandurah, south of Perth, last month.

A 22-year-old man lost a finger from his left hand when he was struck by a samurai sword, police spokesman Ian Hasleby said.

“The victim told Peel detectives he was sitting on a park bench around 6pm (WST) when he was approached by the offender, who produced a samurai sword and swung the weapon, striking his hand,” Mr Hasleby said.

“He allegedly punched the 22-year-old Mandurah man to the mouth and stole his phone and left.

“The injured man was admitted to hospital and doctors were unable to reattach his finger.”

The 24-year-old was charged by detectives yesterday with grievous bodily harm and stealing.

He will appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on Friday.  [AAP]

Tags:

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *