New Straits Times
Student slashed in beach robbery
BUTTERWORTH: A Form Five student, who was fishing with two friends, was seriously injured when he was slashed during a robbery at Pantai Robina, Teluk Ayer Tawar, here yesterday.
In the 5.45am incident, the victim and his friends, aged 21 and 24, were fishing near a restaurant by the beach when they were approached by two men on a Honda Wave motorcycle.
Seberang Prai Utara district police chief Assistant Commissioner Noorzainy Mohd Noor said the assailants stabbed the victim with a sharp object.
“The victim suffered injuries on his fingers, arm and back.
“His friends escaped unhurt,” he said.
Noorzainy said during the incident, the suspects fled with a branded leather bag and a power bank worth RM470.
He said the victim was being treated at the Seberang Jaya Hospital.
“Efforts are underway to track down the two suspects.”