3 people arrested for robbing tourists’ bags in Hoi An

Huynh Nguyen Ngoc Bao and two other young men robbed a foreign female tourist’s handbag while cycling sightseeing in Hoi An, Vietnam.

Bao, 19 years old, Phuoc, 18 years old were arrested to investigate property robbery, February 20, 2024.

Hoi An detective – Police arrested Hua Tran Dai Vy, 19 years old, for consuming property obtained from crime.

Bao and Phuoc covered their faces and used motorbikes without license plates to rob property in Hoi An, Vietnam.

Arriving at Cua Dai street, the two saw a Dutch female tourist riding a bicycle leaving her bag in front of the cart, so they followed her to the intersection of Le Thanh Tong – Cua Dai and grabbed the bag.

In the bag were two iPhone XS Max phones, an iPad, two e-readers, a leather wallet, cash…

Bao and Phuoc took the iPad and cash from their wallets, put the remaining assets in their bags and threw them at the riverbank area.

Bao and Phuoc gave the iPad to their friend, Hua Tran Dai Vy, to use to get spending money.

Police arrested three people in Nam Phuoc town, Duy Xuyen district a day later.

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