Insecurity in the metropolitan area of Buenos Aires is one of the warnings most feared by tourists arriving in the country.
The American Nicholas Rodney Lisdte (29) and the South Korean influencer Jinnytty, whose name is Yoo Yoonjin (30), who suffered the theft of her cell phone in the last hours, can attest to this.
The first case was more serious and occurred at 5 in the morning on Sunday at the corner of Rodríguez Peña and Sarmiento streets, in the San Nicolás neighborhood.
According to sources in the case, Rodney Liste left a dance venue located in Palermo and was arriving at the place where he was staying when he was attacked by a criminal with a knife.
The assailant tried to steal the tourist's cell phone, with whom he began a struggle that ended with the victim being
injured by a cut to the head and also as a result of the blow when he fell to the ground.
, after the robbery the victim went to the house where his friend lives and told him what had happened to him.
He was the one who took him to the Italian Hospital.
Hours later, he was discharged, although he continued with the corresponding cures, health sources indicated.
Prosecutor Carlos Vasser, in charge of the National Criminal and Correctional Prosecutor's Office 21, labeled the file as "
robbery and injuries
" and ordered the survey of security cameras to identify the attacker, who escaped after the fact.
A Korean streamer was assaulted in the microcenter while doing a live
The theft of cell phones from tourists had another violent case in the last hours of this Tuesday: a Korean streamer,
, whose video of the moment of the robbery was broadcast live while doing a "live" in the Buenos Aires microcenter, was robbed.
It all happened when the young woman was walking down
Corrientes and Uruguay avenues
, recounting what she saw on her walk through the city, when they grabbed her cell phone.
Despite being "live" and continuing to record, no images of the thief, who escaped on Line B of the subway, were recorded.
"I'm transmitting," the victim yelled in English as she went down the subway stairs chasing the offender and in the comments on her post everyone realized that she had been robbed.
"Fortunately I got my phone back, thanks to the Argentines who helped," the South Korean streamer wrote on Twitter.
The influencer, who has more than
a million followers
on her Twitch channel, is dedicated to making tourist content for social networks and travels to different parts of the world to learn about customs.
Jinnytty had come from Miami and had been in the City for less than a day.
In view of this, the police station initiated ex officio proceedings, with the intervention of the National Criminal and Correctional Prosecutor's Office 12.
Jinnytty, the Korean streamer broadcasts her travels around the world live.