31 Jan '18, 8am

[Mothership] S’porean survives robbery attempt in London, learns not to take safety in S’pore for granted https://t.co/iHYYHA7mi2

About me: Singaporean student studying in London, been here for 3 years with no incident. Okay, so… I was assaulted and threatened with a shanking today. I am fine, and the wannabe robber got nothing from me except my shoulder in his chest and a hearty cursing. Full story: Was walking to the Sainsburys near my place at about 8.30pm, through a small pathway by a school (its quite dark at night). About 50m to the main road, a black guy about my height and bigger sized, came out of the shadows and threatened to stab me if i dont give him something. He had a hand behind his back, and threatened me aggressively. I told him “bro i got no money, you can take my cigarettes”. He said no, and threatened to stab me again. (His hand was behind his back, but i couldnt be sure). I decided to take my wallet out to show him that I really didnt have any cash on me, so I really couldnt give...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/singapore-safety-robbery-lo...

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