Flirtation gets ugly real fast when sword pulled

Flirtation gets ugly real fast when sword pulled

A 21-year-old man was charged yesterday with injuring one of two men who were flirting with his girlfriend in Banteay Meanchey’s Sisophon town.

Police said the couple was leaving a nightclub on Monday night when the two started catcalling. After returning home, the man, 21, grabbed a samurai sword and went rogue, hacking one in the back before fleeing the scene.

The victim was admitted to hospital. Family reported the incident to police, who arrested the suspect. KOH SANTEPHEAP

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