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Bag Snatch

Hinckley, United...
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Bag Snatch

Been in benalmadena for 2 weeks and while we were here 3 Spanish teenagers about 19 years old tried to snatch my wife's handbag while we were walking along the paseo at about 10.30 at night. I wondered if this was a one off or it had happened to anyone else

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Northern Ireland...
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1. Re: Bag Snatch

Sorry, this must have been upsetting, thankfully did not succeed, in evenings where ever we are, seldom now carry a bag, or wear crossbody under jacket. Try just to take some cash in pockets. There are opportunists around , will find reports at various times and places.

Birmingham, United...
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2. Re: Bag Snatch

Not unheard of but probably not the norm either , common oppurtunist crime in spanish resorts and elsewhere, obviously an upsetting experience though.

Atb steve.

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3. Re: Bag Snatch

Fair play to you for fighting them off.

West Midlands...
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4. Re: Bag Snatch

Sorry this as happened to you Tubby, were they aggressive in their approach, hope its not put you off going to Benal, we love the paseo but never down there after 8ish, very brave of you to take on 3 of them, never seen any Spanish lads do this before, so hope its not a regular thing..xx

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