Russian tourist detained for stealing tablet computer in Sanya
A Russian woman tourist was arrested by Sanya police in connection with the theft of a tablet computer from a shop in the downtown center.
At 23:00 pm of November 28, Miss. Li, the owner of the shop, found a 7-inch tablet computer worth 1,800 yuan missing when she was doing the sales checklist.
After receiving the report, the police officers came to the spot and checked out the store video surveillance.
According to the video review, a Russian couple in their middle-ages came to the shop around 5:00pm. The woman took the tablet computer from the shop and hid it in a bag printed with a hotel logo and slipped away.
With the hint of the hotel logo, the Russian woman tourist was arrested at 2:00am as the couple was scheduled to leave Sanya by plane on November 29.
The Russian woman was stranded in Sanya as the police have seized her passport and is further looking into the case.