88-Year-Old Elderly Man Allegedly Slashed By 80-Year-Old In Ang Mo Kio, Bloody Handprints Near Lift
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When Singaporeans approach their twilight years, they may spend their days chatting and drinking at neighbourhood kopitiams.
While these activities are generally quite chill, violence may occur when disagreements ensue.
That’s what reportedly happened between two elderly regulars of an Ang Mo Kio kopitiam that resulted in the 88-year-old allegedly getting slashed.
The other man, 80, was arrested by the police.
Incident occurred on 17 Mar at AMK block
The incident occurred on Friday (17 Mar) at about 6pm at Block 122 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, reported Shin Min Daily News.
According to eyewitnesses, the alleged slashing took place in front of the Sheng Siong Supermarket in the block.
Reporters observed that the police had cordoned off the area outside the supermarket and a nearby lift lobby.
Elderly man sits on ground after allegedly being slashed
A man named only as Mr Wen (transliterated from Mandarin), who works nearby, said he heard a commotion outside and found out that an elderly man had allegedly been slashed.
The alleged victim was on the ground bleeding profusely, and many passers-by came over to assist him, the 29-year-old added.
Photos sent in by readers showed the injured man sitting on the ground and leaning against the wall, his left sleeve stained with blood.
Another eyewitness, a man named only as Mr Luo (transliterated from Mandarin) who works at a nearby zi char stall, said the man’s face had long knife wounds, includin...