A man has been rescued from a crocodile ambush that left him trapped on a Bali beach.
Key points:Police said the man was a member of a community of indigenous peopleThe man’s father and mother were not injured in the attackPolice said they had no record of the incident being reportedThe man was on his way to his house to check on his parents, when he got separated from the group.
“He was in a group of three people,” Deputy Commissioner of Police, Inspector Danyal Pangi, said.
“When he got there he was separated from them and he ended up in the water with the crocodile.”
Mr Pangis statement comes as Bali prepares to host the world’s largest sea-skimming contest in January.
The incident happened near the town of Kuta, just across the Bali Sea from Bali’s main island, Bali.
Police say a man in his 20s and a woman in their 30s were riding their bikes when a group came along.
“We’re not sure how many people there are, but he is not in a hurry to leave because he’s just got to get his parents,” Inspector Pang said.
Police said a man was rescued from the crocodiles ambush, but his father and his mother were also not injured.
“The father and the mother were uninjured,” Inspector Dandamak said.
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