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Mugged diplomat: 'I have been lucky'

Bermuda's Governor George Fergusson, who was left blind in one eye after he was mugged in a cemetery, said he had "been lucky" to The Daily Telegraph. Describing the attack to the newspaper, he said:

I was running slightly late and I was walking through the park looking at my mobile to check their address when a man appeared in front of me demanding my phone.

He followed up with a punch to the eye and I could feel something pretty bad had happened. I fell and he held me down. I was conscious. He punched me a couple of other times as he demanded my wallet, took about £50 and then he left. He did not take my phone.

Detectives are questioning a 29-year old man in connection with the attack.

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