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Man hacked after refusing to drink with neighbor in Lucena City

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 02:36 PM August 28, 2021

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LUCENA CITY – A 20-year-old man was seriously injured in a hacking incident here on Friday, police said Saturday.

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Lucena police reported that Christian Mendoza was walking home when the suspect, Christian Pantua, 37, who was drinking alone in the alley in Barangay (village) Cotta around 5 p.m., invited him for a drink.

Mendoza refused the invitation and walked away. But Pantua, furious with being snubbed, grabbed a bolo and hacked the victim on the back of the body and left arm.

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The victim was taken to Quezon Medical Center for treatment.

The suspect, who managed to escape at first, was eventually arrested and detained.

Police investigation continues.

/MUF

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