A brazen purse thief caught on CCTV snatching a girl’s bag
inside a busy pub has gone viral after
being shared on-line.
Martina Cannon was having fun with an evening out on the Drouthy Neebors
bar in Edinburgh on Friday night when the person made off with
her purse and its contents.
The singer managed to pay money for a duplicate of the CCTV
footage and shared it on Fb, urging anybody who can
establish the person concerned to get in contact.
Sharing the video, she wrote: “Right here is evident footage of the
soiled rotten rat stealing my bag from Drouthy Neebors on Friday
night time, can everybody please share this video to assist me catch
him, somebody should know him.
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“Your assist is way appreciated.
“This man is the scum of the earth, lowest of the low and should
be stopped, appears like he is aware of what he’s doing.
“The bag was a Harris Tweed, McKenzie tartan, blue and black.
My telephone was a white samsung galaxy s2 with a purple case. Let me
The video has gone viral because it was uploaded by Martina on
Could 10, receiving greater than 300,000 views,
reports the Daily Record.
Gutted Martina, who had been performing on the pub, had solely
left her bag unattended for
round 5 minutes after going to the bar to get a drink.
She stated: “I had finished my set, and was up on the bar speaking to
somebody and ordering a drink.
“I used to be away from my bag for 5 minutes. I regarded for it, and
it wasn’t there.
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“I attempted to ring the telephone, and it was off, so I knew it was
gone, as a result of the telephone was absolutely charged.
“We knew it must be somebody who had come out and in, as a result of
nearly everybody on that aspect of the bar was a pal.
“He’s in all probability finished it earlier than, loads of occasions.
“I’ve watched the footage again so many occasions, and I’m simply
actually, actually indignant about it.
“He simply walked proper previous me – I in all probability even checked out him
for a second or two, and thought nothing of it, identical to
The person has but to be traced.
stated that they had but to obtain a theft report for this incident.