A SWEDISH chef has reportedly been brutally beaten by a gang of Muslim men because he looks like Donald Trump.
Anders Vendel, a restauranteur at The More Bistro in Mazettihuset, Malmo, was hospitalised after he was allegedly repeatedly punched and kicked by three Muslim men outside a fast-food restaurant in the city.Mr Vendel was in the fast-food grill in the city centre at around 4.30am on Saturday morning when he was approached by the three men.
In a Facebook post, which has since been deleted, he told followers two of the men held his arms behind his back while the other punched and kicked him, simply because he looked like President-elect Trump.
He wrote: “I’ve been beaten up by three Muslim men around 25-35 years of age.
“They thought I was a little like Mr Trump.
“I have a broken nose, bumps, clogged eye, mouth, lips and jaw… even a broken right thumb.”Vendel added: “I tried to defend myself with my legs.
“After receiving about 20 fists to my face, I fell down to the floor.”
The incident was later confirmed by police, with a spokesman saying: “The plaintiff was visiting a fast food restaurant and a stranger came up and started to hassle him.“This resulted in a scuffle, and the unknown man hit the plaintiff with clenched fists.
“He fell to the floor and was kicked and received injuries to his face. He then was helped to the hospital.”
The chef is well known in the Swedish city after working there for more than 10 years, as well as appearing on television several times.
Migrant crime in the city has seen an unprecedented rise in recent months.Police spokeswoman Ewa-Gun Westward recently warned that sexual assault crimes in the city “could escalate” after a number of incidents reportedly committed by migrants.
The area has developed a reputation for violence in recent months, with dozens of cars set alight in the city in September.
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