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Quarteira mugging

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Quarteira mugging

In this post I am not singling out Quarteira which is a little town I quite like and I realise this is happening world wide..

Yesterday my niece (21) was in Quarteira when she was punched to the ground and her handbag containing 50 Euro stolen. Not, as you would imagine, in a quiet street at 2.30 am but at 3 pm in the afternoon on the sea front in full view of other tourists. These people have no fear.

As she walked along she was approached by a man who stopped her and asked if she wanted to but a Rolex watch. She walked on but was immediately struck from behind. She does not know if it was by the same person or an accomplice. Be warned and be alert.

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1. Re: Quarteira mugging

hope she reported to police and got crime number

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2. Re: Quarteira mugging

Yes gave all details to GNR. Tks

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3. Re: Quarteira mugging

That is quite scary - in mid afternoon!!! Poor girl - my sympathy goes to her.

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4. Re: Quarteira mugging

Lino layer did your neice complete a crime report at the police station, it will cost her 11euros (passport needed also for ID purposes) but you will then be able to claim off your holiday insurance if anything valuable was stolen with her bag ie: phone, camera etc.

Edited: 16 August 2011, 21:49
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5. Re: Quarteira mugging

I hope she is OK and was not too badly hurt, sounds truely awful :-(

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7. Re: Quarteira mugging

Yes all reported to the police.

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9. Re: Quarteira mugging

I am very sorry about your niece linolayer but I agree with Cubsur. You have posted in the wrong forum and there is no need to be rude when this is pointed out to you. It confuses people and creates the wrong impression. There have been problems in Albufeira but no beachfront muggings that I am aware of thankfully.

Edited: 17 August 2011, 08:28
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