News Local Limassol: Police looking for handbag thief

Limassol: Police looking for handbag thief

Police are investigating a case of theft and carrying an offensive weapon after a 34 year old tourist reported that a man had snatched her handbag as she was walking on a Limassol street at around 8.30 pm and fled.

A 50 year old man who witnessed the incident came to her assistance and then tried to stop the perpetrator but he pulled out a knife and threatened him, and managed to get away.

The woman said that the bag contained cash, credit cards, personal documents and a mobile telephone.

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