"Are pub workers in on it???" Pickpockets, Beggars, Crime and Scams Tip by Paris92

Long story short the night of the Royal Wedding my friend and I were having drinks at a pub and my purse was stolen off the back of my chair. When I told the pub staff they seemed remarkably unsurprised. So much so that it made my friend and I wonder if perhaps they have something going with somebody in the area. I actually noticed afterward that virtually every pub in the city has a nice big warning for people to watch their bags. Obviously this is a serious problem in the city so be SURE to keep your bag right in front of you at all times. I usually do but I was totally distracted by the Royal Wedding that morning and, truth be told, a big group of firefighters right outside our pub window.

Address: London

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 26, 2011
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