British tourist in naked rampage around Phnom Penh

Jon Williams was arrested after allegedly losing it and attacking people with a baton while naked in a Cambodian city
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A BRIT tourist has been arrested after allegedly rampaging naked through a city Cambodian city while attacking people with a baton.

Jon Williams, 43, from Lambeth, south London, was found yelling incoherently at villagers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on Tuesday night.

 Jon Williams was arrested after allegedly losing it and attacking people with a baton while naked in a Cambodian city

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Jon Williams was arrested after allegedly losing it and attacking people with a baton while naked in a Cambodian city
 The 43-year-old was collared by cops in Phnom Penh on Tuesday night after allegedly having an argument with his girlfriend

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The 43-year-old was collared by cops in Phnom Penh on Tuesday night after allegedly having an argument with his girlfriend
 Police are now detaining Jon 'for his own safety' in the far eastern country

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Police are now detaining Jon ‘for his own safety’ in the far eastern country

Officers arrived and handcuffed the holidaymaker who had ”flipped out” after an apparent argument with his girlfriend Georgia Grant who had been travelling with him.

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They also gave him a set of clothes following his arrest.

Jon is now being detained at a police station in the Tuol Kork district of the city ”for his own safety” while police investigate the incident which happened at 9.40pm.

Jon’s son, Dennie, 18, who has been trying to get in touch with his dad, said today he was ”worried sick”.

 The Londoner had reportedly had an argument with his girlfriend Georgia Grant, pictured, before he went on the angry rampage

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The Londoner had reportedly had an argument with his girlfriend Georgia Grant, pictured, before he went on the angry rampage
 His 18-year-old son Dennie, said he was 'worried sick' about his dad who he said had been on a 'downward spiral'

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His 18-year-old son Dennie, said he was ‘worried sick’ about his dad who he said had been on a ‘downward spiral’

He said: ”My dad had been travelling with his girlfriend but they had an argument then he went off alone. He’s been on a downward spiral since that.

”The police found him naked in the street but he had already been robbed twice and lost his phone, money and passport. I think  the third time he was robbed and somebody stole his clothes. It’s not like him to just strip naked.

”He could have been drunk or he could have had his drink spiked, I don’t believe he would have taken drugs but he might have done. Something has happened for him to just flip out.

”Right now we’re just worried sick and we can’t get in touch with him. We’ve contacted the foreign office and the embassy but they haven’t been able to help.

”The most we know is that he has been arrested and detained for his own safety. We just want him home and safe.”

Dennie said that Jon arrived in the country last Saturday and had planned to travel to neighbouring Thailand.

But it is not known if he will return home or when he will be released by the police.

 Dennie said his dad had been robbed twice already and lost his phone, money and passport

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Dennie said his dad had been robbed twice already and lost his phone, money and passport
 Jon was picked up in the streets naked and given clothes by police as they arrested him

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Jon was picked up in the streets naked and given clothes by police as they arrested him
 Jon arrived in the country last Saturday and had planned to travel to neighbouring Thailand

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Jon arrived in the country last Saturday and had planned to travel to neighbouring Thailand

Hong Than Sethika, who witnessed the incident, said: ”Yesterday I saw him naked and he tried to fight people who passed in front of him with a baton.

”Then the police came and arrested him. I was there too. They asked what is his name ? And he answer his name is Jon… from London.”

A report from police in Cambodia said the British man was ”suspected of being under the influence of drugs” and found naked in the street.

It added: ”The man was arrested by police at night at 9:40 pm on September 5, 2017, along Street 156, near Mong La, located in Teuk Laak II commune, Toul Kork district.”

An officer at the Tuol Kouk police station said today onlookers at restaurants in the area had ran away from the tourist and called police.

They added: ”The British man was in the street and had the baton in his hand. He was waving it at people and trying to fight them.

”Police forces arrived to intervene to stop the British man. He did not listen to the police and ran away into cars that passed by.

”He was sent to the Teuk Laak 2 Police Station and has been detained for questioning.” – The Sun

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