Police in the central city of Da Nang said on Monday that they had arrested a man for robbing a handbag containing a large amount of cash and jewelry from a Russian tourist, Tuoi Tre reported.
Tran Hong Hieu, 21, was arrested at a night club in Nha Trang City last Friday night.
According to police, Hieu drove a motorbike around Da Nang streets to search for his preys at around 5 p.m. on November 5.
He spotted Reviakina Ekarerina, 30, sitting alone in front of a house on Hoang Ke Viem Street.
He approached her and snatched the handbag from the Russian woman.
The bag contained two iPhones, jewelry and cash worth more than US$50,000.
Hieu sold the phones and jewelry and spent the money.
Police tracked him down thanks to information from those who bought the phones.