Former child star Danny Bonaduce
was slashed across the chest and arm with a knife during a recent failed attempt to mug him.
The one-time Partridge Family
star claims the incident happened while he was working out in a Los Angeles park. The 49-year-old tells the National Enquirer
, "These wild-eyed dudes walked up to me and my girlfriend and one of them whipped out a carpet knife and demanded money."
Bonaduce, a martial arts expert, adds, "I'm tough, but I'm not invincible. I couldn't run because I was exhausted, so I decided to stand my ground. I said to the guy, 'There are two kinds of guys who carry knives - the kind who aren't afraid to stab someone and the kind who don't have it in them. I don't think you have it in you.'" Bonaduce approached the man, and was attacked, before the thugs fled.
The star - who wasn't seriously hurt - adds, "The guys took off running, and I let them go because I was too tired to go after them. Besides, I wasn't about to leave my girlfriend standing there by herself."
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