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Japanese Expat in Bali Falls from 2nd Floor of Apartment and Breaks Neck During Brutal Robbery
Radar Bali reports severe injuries were suffered by a Japanese female national, Mika Hasegawa, possibly inflicted in the course of a home robbery.
Hasegawa (38) was robbed at her place of residence, Apartment #8, Liem House Apartment, on Jalan Pura Merta Sari IV, Pemogan, Denpasar Selatan on Monday, November 25, 2019, at around 8:00 am.
Police report that a robber or robbers beat, choked, and then threw the woman from the second floor of the apartment building into an adjacent open lot.
Nyoman Wirajaya of the South Denpasar Police Precinct said: “We don’t know the chronology of the incident yet. What’s clear is that a Japanese fell from the second floor. She said a man was following her.”
Police are unable to conduct a thorough interview of the woman who remains warded at the BIMC Hospital. Hasegawa has reportedly suffered a broken neck in the course of the robbery, inhibiting her ability to speak with police.
The woman was discovered by a guard of the apartment building who heard her calls of help as he arrived at 8:00 am to report to work and then discovered the woman lying in the vacant lot.
Police are reviewing CCTV footage from the apartment building as their investigation continues.