Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Flower Seller Steals Cheeky Kiss, Then Woman's Handbag!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Flower Seller Steals Cheeky Kiss, Then Woman's Handbag!

Article excerpt

POLICE in Manchester city centre dealt with a wide variety of incidents this weekend - from the serious to the surreeal.

Officers manning the GMP City Centre Twitter account revealed what had been keeping them busy on Saturday night.

Some of the stranger incidents involved police being told that a woman's handbag had been stolen by a flower seller, who had just kissed her.

They wrote: "Report of flower seller kissing woman then stealing her handbag."

As the officers tweeted, obviously romance wasn't the only thought on the seller's mind.

Another odd incident included a drug deal that went wrong for the would-be customer.

The dealer is said to have told their victim: 'I'll put a pill in your pocket', before proceeding to put his hand in the victim's pocket and steal their wallet. …

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