Japanese Tourist Beaten, Robbed In Tumon


Guam – Guam Police are asking for the public’s help in locating those responsible for the beating and robbery of a Japanese tourist last Wednesday, January 12th.

Guam Police Public Information Officer A.J. Balajadia reports that that the victim was a Japanese tourist.

The victim reports that it happened about 10 minutes to 3 am last Wednesday morning while he was walking towards the Tumon Sands Plaza with 2 of his friends. He told police that 2 men approached them on foot and stuck him with what he believes to be a bottle. He fell to the ground where he says he was punched and his waist pouch was taken.

Officer Balajadia states that the suspects are believed to have fled in a gray colored sedan with 3 male occupants and a driver who was possibly female.

The victim was treated for his injuries by medics while at the Tumon / Tamuning Precinct.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Guam Police Department, Crime Stoppers at 477-HELP or you can go to www.guamcrimestoppers.com and leave a anonymous tip.