Man robbed, stabbed in Consolacion
A 41-year-old man was robbed and stabbed while inside a resto bar in barangay Poblacion Occidental, Consolacion town, northern Cebu.
Joseph Nacion was stabbed in the left arm after he resisted a robbery.
Police said two men approached Nacion, pointed knives at him and declared a hold-up at dawn yesterday.
One of the robbers grabbed the victim’s bag which contained a cellphone and other valuables.
The victim tried to get his bag back prompting one of the robbers to stab him.
The robbers fled while the victim was taken to a hospital in Mandaue City.
In Mandaue City, two women were robbed at gunpoint by two motorcycle-riding men Saturday night.
Mary Margaret Batubat, 19, and Yvette Montebon, 24, reported the robbery to the Centro Police Station.
Batubat said a cellphone worth P34,000 was taken from her. Montebon said she lost her cellphone worth P5,000.
The two said they were waiting for a ride home when the incident happened around 11 p.m.
The victims said there were several persons in the area but the robbers were unfazed. /CORRESPONDENTS NORMAN V. MENDOZA AND CHRISTINE EMILY L. PANTALEON
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