29 May '17, 6pm

[Mothership] Fishing hook caught on child’s right cheek at Bishan Park https://t.co/GOesQvVGhf

A child who was having a stroll at Ang Mo Kio-Bishan Park ended up having a fishing hook caught in her right cheek and required emergency surgery to get it removed. The incident occurred on Sunday, May 28, at around 7.30pm. This is according to a Facebook post by the girl’s mother: The post said three young boys, aged between 12 and 13 years old, were playing with a fishing rod with a hook, line and sinker at the bridge located near McDonald’s in the park. The hook got caught on the child’s cheek when she paused momentarily during her stroll. A pair of passers-by, a man and a woman, stopped to assist the parents, who were trying to break the line, by shining their phones’ torch lights over the child’s face. The child’s parents had a hard time biting off the nylon line but managed to do so in the end. They then rushed to Mount Alvernia Hospital. However, the doctor on duty ...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/05/fishing-hook-caught-on-child...

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