Man's cellphone stops fired arrow

Isaac Cain
March 15, 2019

But a man in Nimbin, New South Wales, Australia, may owe his life to his smartphone, which stopped an arrow fired by an assailant while he was trying to snap a photo.

Once the resident exited his vehicle, he noticed another man, who was known to him, standing outside his property armed with a bow and arrow.

The arrow reportedly pierced the resident's phone, which then hit him in the chin, leaving only a small laceration that did not require medical attention.

A confrontation occurred outside the man's house in Nimbin, which is approximately 110 miles south of Brisbane.

He noticed another man there, who was known to him, armed with a bow and arrow.

"[The victim] was shaken [and] thankful a mobile phone was able to stop the arrow millimetres from his face", Bruce added.

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Sadly, his screen protector was no match for the sharpened arrow.

The 43-year-old was left with a small cut on his chin following the freakish incident, but pictures released by the police show it could have been much. much worse.

Once police arrived, they took the 39-year-old attacker into custody.

Police were called and arrested a 39-year-old man at the scene.

He was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court on April 15.

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