anetteolzonFormer NIGHTWISH singer Anette Olzon was recently hospitalised after being attacked by a woman near her home in Sweden

Posting a picture of her head injuries, Olzon says: “I got beaten down and robbed by a junkie on my way home from my car. She hit me hard and I fell on to the stony street on my head. I’m shaken and bruised.

“The worst thing of all was that were were two adult men standing feet away, watching me get beaten, doing nothing. Thank God a girl ran after, and finally two real men took the junkie down. She is now with the police.”

She adds: “Drugs people are really dangerous. Please be careful out there.”

Olzon split acrimoniously with Nightwish on tour in 2012, and was replaced by Floor Jansen at short notice. She went on to launch solo album “Shine” in 2014.