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Man injured in attack, friend escapes

Published on: Saturday, January 18, 2014

Kota Kinabalu: A 25-year-old man sustained injuries while his friend escaped unharmed after they were attacked by an unknown person at the Lido traffic light junction here, Friday.

It was learnt that the duo who were travelling in a Myvi vehicle were on their way to Lido for supper after a night out at an entertainment outlet in Beverly Hills when the 4am incident happened.

According to the 20-year-old passenger, the attacker started to punch and stab his friend with a sharp object before fleeing with their car key which was on the ignition and a bag that contained cash.

The bag was recovered not far from the scene.

However, the cash was missing.

The injured man, who was said to be a hotel employee, sustained injuries to his face and chest was subsequently rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by paramedics who arrived moments later.