Hero ex Gurkha fights off thief with knife in arm

Taitex Phlamaccha Credit: ITV Meridian

A former Gurkha soldier has spoken about the moment he fought off a robber - with a six inch knife buried in his arm.

Taitex Phlamaccha, who is a karate and taekwondo expert, was attacked as he walked through Maidstone after taking money from a cashpoint machine.

During a struggle he was stabbed in the arm - but still managed to detain his attacker until the police arrived.

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Stabbed Gurkha fights off thief

A former Gurkha soldier has spoken about the moment he fought off a robber - with a six inch knife buried in his arm.