The US Olympic silver medalist volleyball player has released a terrifying video after she was attacked by a homeless man in Los Angeles who broke her cheek with a metal pipe

  • Kim Glass revealed she was leaving lunch with a friend when she was attacked by a homeless man with ‘hateful eyes’
  • Shklyanaya said that the attacker used a metal rod, which he threw in her direction
  • The Olympic star needed stitches, but there will be no permanent damage to her vision
  • In a follow-up update, Glass said she was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support she received after the attack

Olympic silver medalist Kim Glass has released a shocking video showing the aftermath of the brutal attack she suffered on the streets of the city LA from the hands of a homeless man.

Glass, 37, said in her post that she was leaving dinner Saturday and saying goodbye to a friend when “a homeless guy came running up with something in his hand and he was on the other side of the car outside.” ‘

The Sports Illustrated model and US women’s volleyball star said the attacker looked at her with “hateful eyes.”

Glass said she was going to turn to her friend and tell her she thought something was wrong with him and that he might hit the car.

She continued: “Before I knew it, a big metal bolt like a trumpet hit me… it happened so fast. Literally threw him out of the street.”

Glass later said that she was fine, but that she would need stitches and her vision would not be permanent. She warned her followers to “stay safe” in Los Angeles.

Olympic silver medalist Kim Glass has released a shocking video showing the aftermath of a brutal attack on the streets of Los Angeles at the hands of a homeless man

In an update to her Instagram story on Sunday, Glass said she was “overwhelmed by all the loving messages of support” she received.

Glass said she won’t need surgery and that her retina is “solid.”

She added: “It could have been a lot worse. That’s why I’m grateful now.”

Glass attends the 10th Annual ESPY All-Star Celebrity Kickoff Party at STK Steakhouse at W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills in July 2019.

Glass attends the 10th Annual ESPY All-Star Celebrity Kickoff Party at STK Steakhouse at W Los Angeles – West Beverly Hills in July 2019.

Glass won a silver medal as part of the US women's volleyball team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Glass won a silver medal as part of the US women’s volleyball team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

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