Social media viral video leads to 'unlucky' thief's arrest in Saudi

This thief, caught on camera trying to snatch the hand bag of a woman in Saudi Arabia, but then fleeing in a waiting car truly has no luck.

After the video went viral on social media, Saudi Police was able to identify him and arrested him.

This YouTube film published in 'Ajel' newspaper showed the man pretending to check his car before lunging at a veiled woman who sat on the bench with her child.

The film showed he tried to snatch the handbag, but then jumped into a car and fled with his friend after the woman reacted.

'Ajel' said the incident took place in a market in the Western Red Sea port of Jeddah on Sunday and described the man as a "thief without luck or experience".


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