Tag street crimes
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

Teenagers arrested for groping, robbing British woman in Hoi An

Hoi An police have detained two teenage boys for trying to grope a British visitor and snatching a handbag from her.

Teen gang jailed for robbing Saigon convenience stores

Eight teenagers were sentenced to two to eight years in jail on Thursday for 11 robberies at convenience stores in Saigon.

Saigon cyclo driver arrested for robbing Japanese tourist

A cyclo driver in Ho Chi Minh City was detained on Tuesday for seizing VND2.9 million ($125) from an elderly Japanese after a five-minute ride.
August 06, 2019 | 09:30 pm GMT+7

Hanoi man faces charges for robbing three South Korean women

A 37-year-old Hanoian has been detained pending criminal probe for snatching bags from three South Koreans in April and May.
July 24, 2019 | 04:53 pm GMT+7

Two foreigners wanted for street robbery in southern Vietnam

Ben Tre police are looking for two foreigners, one of them Caucasian, for snatching VND10 million ($430) from a local man while pretending to exchange banknotes.
July 03, 2019 | 04:46 pm GMT+7

Men jailed for snatching handbag from S Korean woman in Saigon

A court in HCMC sentenced two Vietnamese men to four years in jail each Wednesday for snatching a handbag from a South Korean woman last year.
June 20, 2019 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Three investigated for robbing foreigners in Vietnam beach town

Three people are being investigated for robbery, mainly targeting foreigners, Nha Trang police announced Friday.
May 11, 2019 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Alert police catch Saigon phone snatcher

Saigon cops watching a young man behaving suspiciously caught him after he snatched a phone from a South Korean tourist Tuesday.
March 13, 2019 | 06:01 pm GMT+7

Two youth detained in Da Lat for robbing British woman

Da Lat police have detained two men who snatched a handbag from a British tourist last week.
March 11, 2019 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Saigon police nab phone-snatcher in backpacker hub

Alert cops chased and caught a man soon after he snatched a phone from a Filipino tourist in Saigon Wednesday.
March 07, 2019 | 08:29 am GMT+7

South Korean gamblers arrested for theft in Da Nang

Two South Korean tourists are being held in Da Nang for stealing $6,400 from a Vietnamese tour guide.
March 05, 2019 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese teen gang arrested for robbing foreigners in Hoi An

Hoi An police have arrested four teenagers for a series of robberies targeting foreign tourists during the Tet holiday.
February 14, 2019 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Australian couple pickpocketed on Saigon festival street

Police are investigating the pickpocketing of an Australian couple in downtown Saigon last weekend.
January 29, 2019 | 11:35 am GMT+7

Two thieves preying on foreign women nabbed in Vietnam resort town

Nha Trang police Wednesday arrested two men responsible for dozens of street theft cases targeting foreign women.
December 27, 2018 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Two teen phone snatchers arrested in Da Nang

Da Nang police have detained two teenagers after they snatched a cell phone from an American tourist Saturday.
November 25, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7
go to top