... in case uolls belum baca or not aware of the latest incidents...
taken from HERE
KUALA LUMPUR: Lone women approaching their cars appear to be the target of armed robbers.
In the past few weeks, there have been several cases of unaccompanied woman who were attacked by armed assailants.
most recent is that of a woman who nearly had her finger severed by an
armed robber near Taman Tun Dr Ismail here. The incident occurred at
around 6.30am yesterday.
“The man who was of dark complexion
brandished a knife and demanded for her valuables and handbag,” said
Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Wan Abdul Bari Wan Abdul Khalid.
“The woman had stopped in front of a friend’s house in Jalan Datuk Sulaiman when she was approached by the man on a motorcycle.”
Wan Abdul Bari said a scuffle broke out between the two and her finger
was almost severed when he tried to slash her. He got away with her
Just 32 hours earlier, another woman was attacked and robbed about 9km away while walking in the carpark of a mall here.
received a report that the woman in her 20s was slashed on her head
when she was about to get into her car at the Mid Valley Megamall on
Friday,” he said.
He said the woman had just alighted the lift
near the cineplex at around 10pm when she was approached by a man armed
with a sharp object.
“She struggled with the man who tried to
grab her handbag but she relented when the man slashed her on the head,”
he said, adding that the woman lodged the police report at around 4am
ACP Wan Abdul Bari said police were investigating the
cases under Section 395 of the Penal Code for armed robbery and urged
anyone with information to come forward.
Mid Valley City Sdn Bhd’s
management said the woman was sent to the University Malaya Medical
Centre in an ambulance 25 minutes after the incident. She was discharged
the next morning.
“Her loss consists of an iPhone, a wallet with cash, the victim’s identity card, her driving licence and bank cards,” it said.
CCTV footage of the attack and robbery had been sent to the authorities, it said.
cases of women being targeted by robbers came to light when Internet
marketeer Chin Xin-Ci posted on Facebook about her attack and near
abduction by two men at a shopping mall car park on May 27.