Yuneng Wong is lucky to be alive after being brutally attacked and robbed by an armed “client” while working at her Santa Ana massage therapy business.
Police are searching for a man who was caught on video robbing and violently attacking Wong, 37, at her place of business Monday night.
“I was here. He stand [sic] here and say…I’m gonna rob you,” Wong said to reporters.
Police said the suspect walked into Wong’s massage therapy business in Santa Ana just after 9 p.m. local time. He paid for two massages that evening according to Wong, who then said raised suspicion when we walked into the salon again.
Security tape showed Wong trying to close the door. But the armed suspect pushed it open and beat her repeatedly on her head with his gun. Wong made a run for the back door. But he grabbed her, shoved her against the refrigerator and began choking her. He threw her to the ground and continued choking her. Without anyone to hear her screams, she began to pray. source
“I was so scared, but suddenly God hear my voice and he loose [sic] his hand,” Wong said.
Wong added after nearly losing consciousness, he stopped and took the money.
With a black eye, cuts, bruises, and welts on her head, Wong said she is grateful she survived,
“He let me go. The next victim I’m not so sure,” Wong added.