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Woman’s bag snatched by thief on bicycle

A man on a bicycle  snatched a Paphos woman’s handbag containing €290 and managed to get away despite being chased by her son, police said on Friday.

The woman said she was walking on a road near her house at around 10.15pm on Thursday when an unknown individual on a bicycle snatched her bag.

He was chased by her son who heard her calls for help but despite managing to throw him off the bicycle, the thief escaped with the bag, which contained around €290 in cash.

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