COPS in Benidorm are cracking down on aggressive pickpockets who prey on drunk Brits by posing as prostitutes looking for tourist trade. The women team-up at busy crossroads in the Spanish resort and target men as they stagger back to their hotels at the end of boozy nights out. Some of the late-night thieves are even MEN dressed up as female sex workers to take advantage of legless holidaymakers. Footage taken from a hotel balcony and posted on a Facebook page dedicated to Benidorm shows one woman repeatedly grabbing an English holidaymaker who appears unsteady on his feet. She tries to put her hands into the pockets of his shorts and then pushes him around the corner and backs him into a wall as he shouts for a friend called Steve. He eventually untangles himself from his relentless pursuer and she is filmed returning to her beat on the main road. Now cops have launched a crackdown on the criminals – who often turn out to be well-organised Eastern European crooks. A Romanian woman was recently arrested for stealing £400 for a UK tourist and another for pinching a £5,000 watch from an elderly man. TOURISTS TARGETED Another woman was… Read full this story
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