Woman posing as officer arrested for snatching bag

A 49-year-old woman was arrested in Thessaloniki on Saturday after she attempted to snatch a bag from a company employee in the city center while posing as a police officer.

According to reports, the suspect walked into a store and asked the victim to produce an ID as part of an identity check. When asked to present some kind of identification to prove her status as an officer, the suspect presented another document before snatching the victim’s bag.

She was eventually detained by policemen patrolling the area, after initially resisting arrest and hitting one of the officers.

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