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Man arrested for violent street robbery in Florence

Tunisian, 26, also suspected of previous theft

(ANSA) - ROME, FEB 14 - A 26-year-old Tunisian man was arrested Monday on suspicion of violently robbing a 22-year-old Spanish woman in Florence on the night of February 12-13.
    The man allegedly grabbed the woman by the hair and snatched her bag.
    The man is also suspected of attacking a 47-year-old woman on her way home the previous night in the Tuscan capital, punching her in the face and stealing her phone.
    The man landed on the Sicilian migrant-stepping-stone island of Lampedusa six months ago.
    He was caught thanks to CCTV footage, and arrested near the Fortezza da Basso. (ANSA).
   

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