Portugal: Two Britons arrested for hiring birthday party “kidnappers”

Posted on September 5, 2013 • Filed under: Portugal, Tourist Arrested

According to AOL Travel UK, two female British tourists have been arrested in Portugal after allegedly hiring a firm to kidnap them as part of their 40th birthday celebrations. Police raced to Lisbon’s Restauradores Square after receiving a string of calls about witnessing masked men forcing two women into a white van. Several police cars chased the van, but when they caught up with it, allegedly found that the women were thrill-seekers who had paid to be ‘kidnapped’ as part of their birthday celebrations. Read article

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