An American citizen has reportedly hit and injured a Saudi citizen in the capital city of Riyadh after warning him against harassing a group of women in a shopping mall.

The US national attacked the man and injured him in the face while shouting “I am American” , according to a journalist working for Saudi Arabia’s Okaz Daily. The incident took place at Carrefour in Granada Center, Riyadh.

The journalist added that the security of the shopping center was lax and accused the guards of refusing to arrest the American man, who fleed the scene. The incident was reported by the Saudi journalist on his twitter account.

Source: presstv