Teens arrested in Da Nang for snatching bag from foreign tourist

By Nguyen Tu, Thanh Nien News

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Nguyen Thanh Minh (L) and Le Do Minh Nghia have been arrested in Da Nang for snatching a bag from a Chinese tourist. Photo: Nguyen Tu Nguyen Thanh Minh (L) and Le Do Minh Nghia have been arrested in Da Nang for snatching a bag from a Chinese tourist. Photo: Nguyen Tu

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Police in Da Nang have arrested two teenage boys who snatched a bag from a Chinese tourist that contained valuable belongings and US$1,800 worth of cash. 
Nguyen Thanh Minh and Le Do Minh Nghia, both 17, took the bag from Zhang Lu Yin when she was walking on a coastal road with another Chinese tourist on Tuesday afternoon.
Minh drove his motorbike closer to Zhang and Nghia, who was sitting behind, grasped her bag.
Police arrested the boys late in the evening and seized the bag which contained a camera, two mobile phones, around $1,800 in dollar, yuan and dong notes, 18 bank cards and personal papers.
They have returned the bag to the Zhang. 
Minh and Nghia said they had snatched bags from at least four other people in Da Nang since December.

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