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[VIDEO NEWS] Policemen help an Englishman in distress on Jeju Island

July 20,2018
1) Mr. K, an Englishman, went to Hanlim police station on Jeju Island at 5:30 p.m. on June 9 with his wife and daughter.

2) Mr. K tried to explain his situation to the police by using a translation app.

3) Unlike Mr. K, the policemen were calm.

4) Policeman Oh Yeon-il, who is proficient in English, took charge of the situation.

5) Mr. K explained his situation to Officer Oh.

6) During his family trip to Jeju, Mr. K forgot his bag in a taxi. This bag had important materials, such as his personal tablet computer.

7) Mr. K said that he needed to find his bag because his tablet computer had important documents in it.

8) Finding the taxi and contacting the driver became top priority.

9) Mr. K said that he threw away the taxi receipt.

10) The policemen who went out to check the CCTV footage contacted them.

11) “Officer Oh! We see [a taxi] on the CCTV, but we can’t see the license plate.”

12) Mr. K became aware of the situation and became anxious.

13) But Officer Oh didn’t give up.

14) Officer Oh contacted the company of the card with which Mr. K used to pay the taxi fee. He asked the company to check the payment details of the card.

15) Eventually, they were able to find the franchise store of the taxi company and get in touch with the taxi driver.

16) Mr. K’s family came to Nohyeong police station where the taxi driver brought Mr. K’s bag.

17) Mr. K’s face lit up with relief and happiness.

18) With the help of police, Mr. K was able to find the bag only 30 minutes after losing it.

19) Mr. K was moved by the kindness and quick action of the police in Korea.

20) He shared some kind words with Officer Oh as he left the station.

Video sourced from JoongAng Ilbo
Video provided by Jeju Provincial Police Agency
Translated by Chung Yu-soo
Edited by Hoyeon Yoo


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