Chinese Tourists Warned After Gang Robbery on Prague Flight

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The Chinese embassy in Prague has warned citizens to be cautious after thieves stole thousands of dollars in cash on a flight from Beijing to Prague.

The robbers took the cash from seat pockets and overhead compartments during the flight. Passengers reported loosing between $240 - $5,000 USD.

The theft was discovered by one passenger 30 minutes before landing. One suspect was arrested after landing when money was found scrunched up under his seat, but his two accomplices are believed to have transferred to Belarus on a different flight.

The Chinese embassy's advised travellers to avoid taking large sums of cash on flights and to keep watch over their belongings.

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