Purse-snatcher on bicycle hits again in Naha

Still another purse snatching took place in Naha early Wednesday morning involcing a robber riding a bicycle.

According to Naha police, a 22-year-old female student was riding her bicycle in the Minatomachi area on her way to work when a man, also riding a bicycle, came from behind, and grabbed her bag from her bicycle basket. The bag contained \101,000 in cash. The woman was not injured.

Naha Police are continuing investigation. The robber was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and had a surgical mask over his face. He was riding on a black bicycle. After snatching the bag he rode off towards Hwy 58.

A similar incident took place on Jan. 12 when a man on a bicycle snatched a woman’s purse.

01:51 28 May , 2024