Naomi Campbell Hurt in Paris Mugging

Attack happened last month, but is now coming to light
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 4, 2013 9:55 AM CST
British supermodel Naomi Campbell arrives at Jodhpur, India, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Naomi Campbell was mugged in Paris as she was trying to hail a cab last month, sources tell the New York Post. A ligament in her leg was torn when she was pushed to the ground, and she's been using a wheelchair and crutches since. One source says the supermodel hasn't spoken about the attack because French police are still looking for the assailants. "It was terrifying," says a source. "Naomi believes the assailant had been watching her, casing her out, and waited for a moment to strike when she was alone." It's not clear what was stolen from her. (Read more Naomi Campbell stories.)

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