Beach attack

Roger and his girlfriend were assaulted by a gang of men who stole their belongings.  Tourists are often targeted by thieves on Brazil’s crowded beaches and sometimes the robbers can be violent. Roger was packing his car after a relaxing day at the beach, when he was grabbed from behind by two men. Another man restrained his girlfriend. They were forced to hand over their valuables including cash, a camera and a tablet computer.   The gang pushed the couple to the ground and ran off. Roger and his girlfriend were distressed but luckily were unharmed. The couple went straight to the police and reported the crime. Later they sent the police report to their travel insurer and were reimbursed for the stolen items.