How An iPhone Saved A Man From Bow And Arrow Attack

An Australian man reportedly escaped injury after his smartphone blocked an arrow from hitting him

An Australian man reportedly escaped injury after his smartphone blocked an arrow from hitting him

He saw a man known to him standing outside his home armed with a bow and arrow, NSW Police said in a statement.

An Australian man used his smartphone as a shield to block an arrow that was sacked at him during a skirmish, according to police.

The archer fired the arrow which pierced the resident's phone causing the phone to fly back into the resident's face.

He caught sight of a neighbour aiming a bow and arrow at him.

The arrow went right through the phone, which hit the man in the chin.

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The arrow struck the mobile phone, penetrating the device and emerged on the other side.

The 43-year-old from Nimbin was getting out of his vehicle Wednesday when a man he knew was standing outside his residence holding a bow and arrow, New South Wales Police said. "It left a small laceration that didn't require medical treatment", said the police in its statement, sharing two pictures of the damaged iPhone.

That was the case for a 43-year-old man in Australia who came under attack by another man, according to police.

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

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Lismore local court in mid-April.

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