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Ballenita, Ecuador: Expat victim of home invasion, threatened with a knife

Ballenita, Ecuador: Expat victim of home invasion, threatened with a knife by two assailants, tied up and gagged.

On March 10, 2017, an expat from the U.S. was at home alone at about 8:30 am. She heard a knock on the door and thinking it was the garbage man, opened her door. Two men wielding knives accosted the victim while forcing their way into the residence. The victim was tied up and gagged and the thugs escaped with various electronic items. The victim was not physically harmed but reportedly quite shaken up over the ordeal.

SOURCE: FACEBOOK, The names of the victims have not been used in this story to protect their identity.

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