Korean teen loses over P100,000 to thieves
A 15-year old Korean national on Wednesday lost more than P100,000 cash, passports, and credit cards to thieves while he was buying food at a bakeshop inside a mall in Quezon City, police said Friday.
Reports sent to the Quezon City Police District-Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit (QCPD-CIDU) headquarters in Camp Karingal showed that the victim was identified as Lee Ryong Jae, student, and a resident of Filinvest Village, Quezon City.
Police said the theft incident reportedly transpired while the victim was inside the SM Annex Building, North EDSA, Quezon City.
The report said the victim was buying food at the Touseles Jour Bake Shop when four unidentified people managed to take his bag.
According to the victim, aside from P100,000 cash, the bag also contains US$500 cash, three Korean passports and credit cards.
The victim immediately went to the police station to file a complaint. Investigation is still ongoing. (Francis T. Wakefield)