Vietnam: Japanese tourist robbed of iPhone in Ho Chi Minh City

Posted on November 6, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Robbed, Vietnam reports that Ho Chi Minh City police said Monday they have arrested a man who allegedly tried to snatch a cell phone from a Japanese tourist in District 1, Nguoi Lao Dong (Laborer) newspaper reported. Phan Tan Dung, 24, of District 5 was riding a motorbike on Ton Duc Thang Street near Bach Dang Wharf last Saturday afternoon when he saw Takari Shigesawa taking photos on the street with an iPhone 5S. He sped towards the Japanese tourist and grabbed the phone from his hands. Shigesawa shouted for help. Senior Lieutenant Nguyen Quoc Hung of the city traffic police, who was patrolling, heard him and chased after Dung. Read article

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