Cyprus Belgian couple and British tourist mugged in Pafhos

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London Obserber

Enfield, UK

#1 Jun 22, 2013
Paphos police is investigating two separate incidents of tourist muggings which took place on Thursday night and the early hours of Friday. According to reports, a Belgian couple who had gone out for a walk at around 11.30pm in Chloraka were attacked by an unknown assailant who managed to take the woman’s handbag. The bag contained her mobile phone and €60, police said. A British tourist also reported to police that shortly after midnight, as he was walking on Poseidonas Avenue, he had his bag which contained a camera and £100 sterling. stolen.
Kantara2009

Turkey

#2 Jun 22, 2013
London Obserber wrote:
Paphos police is investigating two separate incidents of tourist muggings which took place on Thursday night and the early hours of Friday. According to reports, a Belgian couple who had gone out for a walk at around 11.30pm in Chloraka were attacked by an unknown assailant who managed to take the woman’s handbag. The bag contained her mobile phone and €60, police said. A British tourist also reported to police that shortly after midnight, as he was walking on Poseidonas Avenue, he had his bag which contained a camera and £100 sterling. stolen.
........If and when the police apprehend these people, it would be interesting to learn their nationality!
Akritas Constantinople

London, UK

#3 Jun 22, 2013
Probably illegal immigrants. Cypriots (Greek & Turkish) are famed for their hospitality to guests.
Kantara2009

Turkey

#4 Jun 22, 2013
Akritas Constantinople wrote:
Probably illegal immigrants. Cypriots (Greek & Turkish) are famed for their hospitality to guests.
.....I was tempted to say that but living in strange times ,so we need to wait and see if and when apprehended

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