Nha Trang, Vietnam: Dutch tourist in a hospital after injuries after chasing two robbers

Posted on October 31, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Tourist Injured

Dutch tourist Ruben Engelhardt, 22, in a hospital in Nha Trang after he sustained serious injuries when chasing two robbers who snatched the bag of his friend Colin Charlotte as she was walking on Tran Phu Street in Nha Trang Town on October 16. Tourism firms and residents have criticized local police for being inactive in fighting increasing crimes against tourists. Nha Trang police have rejected reports that a Dutch tourist was brutally beaten by a group of men when he tried to stop them from robbing a foreign woman on October 17, saying instead that the tourist had sustained the injuries when he fell while chasing the criminals. Read article

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