Tourist attacked in Jeffreys Bay

A young tourist visiting Jeffreys Bay was attacked and mugged for a cell phone last week.

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The woman, whose name is known to JBay News, described her ordeal:

“I was walking back from the factory outlet shops to the hostel where I was staying at around 2 pm in the afternoon.

I was attacked by a black man around 5″ 6 – 5” 8 with short hair, dark pants and a leather (or leather looking) black jacket.

He had a small gap between his two front top teeth and was carrying a knife with a blade around 3 – 4 inches long with a black handle.

He called out “hey sister” twice when I turned around he asked for the time then produced the knife.

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He knocked me to the ground and was about to stab my hand before I let go of my phone.

At that point he ran away and I got up screaming for help and chased him. People from the Joshua Project came out and helped me.”

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The phone is Samsung galaxy S6 serial number on the back is *359845/06/400524/7*.

If anybody comes across the phone, please hand it at the Jeffreys Bay Police Station or send an email to [email protected]

Any incidents of crime needs to be reported to the Jeffreys Bay Police and can also be mailed to the above email address.

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