A 66 year old taxi driver has been beaten unconscious by an unknown drunk caucasian at Tanglin Park condominium yesterday (Jun 5) around 2.30am. A drunk caucasian boarded Mr Yeo’s taxi and refused to pay his S$16 taxi fare upon reaching his destination. When Mr Yeo got off his taxi to confront the caucasian, the latter beat him up until the back of Mr Yeo’s head bled profusely.
Mr Yeo called for help in his Whatsapp group of fellow drivers leaving a voice message in Chinese: “I am at Tanglin Park condo, an angmoh don’t want to pay up and want to fight.” Mr Yeo was later found unconscious at the roadside by his friend, Mr Huang, a 49 year old taxi driver who rushed to the scene upon hearing the voice message in the Whatsapp group. Mr Yeo’s right shoulder was swollen and the back of his head was bleeding profusely. A resident from Tanglin Park condo was attending to Mr Yeo and the latter was sent to a nearby hospital’s A&E Department for treatment.
The police was not alerted and the unknown caucasian assailant remain at large.