Nelson Thomas was robbed in Las Vegas and was ‘punched and kicked in the face.’
Nelson Thomas, a veteran of “The Challenge,” revealed that he was “sucker-punched and kicked in the face” by a man attempting to steal his jewelry a few weeks ago in Las Vegas.
Nelson posted the story on Instagram, explaining that he needed surgery to repair his broken nose.
“To make a long story short, I was in Las Vegas and was sucker punched and kicked in the face by a guy who was attempting to steal my jewelry,” Nelson wrote.
Yes, the cops apprehended him, but I ended up with a broken nose.
No doctor would see me until the swelling went down because it was so swollen.”
Here’s the link to the post (Warning: some of the images and videos from the surgery are graphic and may be upsetting to some readers):
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Nelson included a photo of his bloody and broken nose as well as a video of himself being wheeled to the hospital by a paramedic in the post.
He said in the video, “Nose is broken, head hurts, jaw hurts, feel like I might have a concussion.”
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Nelson spoke about the incident on Instagram Live, saying that he now feels more cautious and ‘jumpy.’
Nelson spoke about the incident in Las Vegas on Instagram Live recently.
He claimed he was working in Las Vegas when he was punched in the side of the face from behind as he was leaving the ARIA Resort and Casino.
He claimed to have only had one drink while networking at the hotel.
He revealed that it was around 1:30 a.m. and that his two friends were getting the Uber while he was on the phone.
According to him, the punch knocked him to the ground, and then he was kicked in the face.
He said, “I’m dazed.”
“I had no idea what was going on until someone grabbed my neck and ripped my chain off and ran,” he said, adding that his friends and the police pursued the suspect.
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