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A BRITISH man died while an 11-year-old boy was injured after they were hit by a car driven by a Korean in barangay Talamban, Cebu City.

David Jowett, 55, died on the spot, while the boy sustained bruises all over the body.

Jeong So Young, who lives in barangay Tawason, Mandaue City, tried to escape after the incident but he was cornered by police.

The 47-year-old Korean drove a Honda CRV with plate number YAU-282.

Police said Joweet, who lived in Talamban, and the boy were crossing the road when they were sideswiped  past midnight yesterday.

The Korean drove off after the accident. Police chased him and cornered him a few meters from the accident site.

The Korean was detained at the stockade of the tourist police station in barangay Sto. Niño pending the filing of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and physical injury charges against him./CORRESPONDENT CHITO O. ARAGON


A 30-YEAR-OLD farmer was seriously wounded after his two neighbors attacked him with a bolo in barangay Baye, Asturias, western Cebu.

Alfredo Nahid Ditogo sustained hack and stab wounds in the different parts of the body.

The two suspects, Bj Ardines and Jun-Jun Ardines, fled after the attack, police said.

Police said Ditogo couldn’t think of a reason why the two men attacked him.

Ditogo was sleeping in his house when he heard someone knocking on the door around 11 p.m. Friday.

Ditogo opened the door to check when the two suspects started attacking him, police said.

The suspects fled when the the bloodied Ditogo slumped on the floor.

The victim was brought to the Balamban District Hospital. He was later transferred to a hospital in Cebu City./Correspondents Joy Cherry S. Quito AND GABRIEL C. BONJOC


POLICE are hunting a man who allegedly tried to molest his neighbor in Mandaue City.

The suspect, Sherwin Montellano, 21, will be facing charges of acts of lasciviousness.

The woman told police the man entered her room while she was asleep past 3 a.m. last Wednesday.

The woman said she felt someone touch her but ignored it, thinking it was just her pet cat.

The complainant said she again felt someone touch her private parts. This time, the woman woke up from her bed and switched on the light.

The woman she was shocked to see a naked man inside her room.

The woman said the man threatened to harm if she would shout.

The woman shouted for help forcing the man to run./CORRESPONDENT NORMAN V. MENDOZA

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