Barcelona bag thief caught on TV camera as the city tries to crack down on crimes against tourists

As well as it’s unique architecture and lively nightlife, Barcelona has become world famous for it’s pick pockets and bag thieves. 

In the latest instalment of crimes against tourists, a bag thief accidentally went about his business in front of a TV camera. And was later caught by police after reviewing the TV footage. 

In May, Barcelonan authorities unveiled a new plan to tackle crime over the summer, as the number of tourists – and crimes against tourists – return to pre-pandemic levels.

Under ‘Operation Summer’, the city council announced there will be 12 per cent more police officers on the busiest streets than last year, and tougher sentences against repeat robbers.

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