Singapore hotel staff uses martial arts to restrain aggressive man

SINGAPORE - A hotel staff was seen using martial arts to take down an aggressive man, before he was able to hold him down with the help of a few other colleagues.

Stomp contributor Linda saw a female employee lying unconscious on the driveway of a hotel in Temesak Boulevard, and other hotel staff chasing after and subsequently restraining a man at sidewalk nearby.

She saw the incident while having dinner at a restaurant across the road from the hotel.

Linda elaborates:

"My husband and I were having dinner at Outback steakhouse in millennia walk when we saw a commotion across the driveway at Conrad Hotel.

"A Caucasian man ran out of the hotel followed by five or six hotel staff.

"They were shouting at him to stop and after tussling, one of the staff did a judo takedown on the assailant. It took a few of them to hold him down.

"At the hotel driveway a female hotel employee was lying unconscious. A man at the scene said she had vision loss.

"Most probably because of the impact to her head from falling on the driveway.

"I'm not sure what really happened but the guy was very aggressive and kept fighting off the hotel staff even as he was pinned down.

"It got more dramatic when the police arrived. He started screaming and refused to leave with the police."

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