3 Korean Tourists Robbed, Assaulted, on Route 1 in Harmon Sunday Night


Harmon, Guam – 3 Korean tourists have reported being robbed and assaulted by 2 men while they were walking along Route 1 last night by the Foremost in Upper Tumon.

According to a release from Officer A.J. Balajadia, the 2 Korean women and Korean boy told police they were walking south on the north bound side of  Route 1 when 2 men approached them and grabbed their re-usable shopping bags which contained their wallets with U.S. currency in them.

The 2 men are described as being possibly Micronesian and standing between 5-feet 6-inches tall and 5-feet 8-inches tall. They were wearing black clothing and black hoodies.

Officer Balajadia reports that both women “suffered abrasions on their knees after being dragged on the ground as their bags were being grabbed” and the boy suffered “facial injuries after being assaulted by the suspects,” states Officer Balajadia.  

The suspects fled north on Route 1 in a dark colored medium size truck.

Anyone with any information about the crime is asked to call Guam Police at 475-8615 – 17 or call Guam Crime Stoppers at 477-4357 [HELP].

READ the release from Officer Balajadia below:

HARMON – 11:50pm, December 29, 2013, (2) two female adult and (1) one male minor Korean Tourists reported that while walking south on
the sidewalk of the northbound traffic lanes of ROUTE-1 BY FOREMOST, HARMON, they were approached by (2) male individuals, only
described as:

5′-6″-5’8″ IN HEIGHTS

and grabbed their reusable shopping bags containing wallets containing and US Currency. The suspects fled in what was described only as a;
Dark colored medium size truck, northbound on Route-1. Both female victims sustained abrasions on their knees after being dragged on the
ground as their bags were being grabbed and the male minor sustained facial injuries after being assaulted by the suspects.

If anyone has information on these robberies please call the Guam Police Department at 475-8615 – 17 or Guam Crime Stoppers at 477-4357