Vietnam police nab cabby for snatching phone from Finnish tourist

A taxi driver in Hanoi was put in police custody on August 14 for snatching a mobile phone from a Finnish woman after having attempting unsuccessfully to overcharge her and her husband earlier the same day. Mobile phone

The capital city’s police arrested 23-year-old Nguyen Xuan Viet, hailing from northern Phu Tho Province, a taxi driver at Hanoi-based Bac A Taxi Company, at 8:45 pm after he took away an iPhone 5 from Mrs. Mari Susanna, 48, a Finnish national in Tay Ho District.

The foreign woman and her husband, who stayed at a hotel in the district, earlier took a taxi cab with number plate 30A-203.37, driven by Viet, from Hai Ba Trung Street in Hoan Kiem District to Nghi Tam Street in Tay Ho.

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