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Beware when u r in the metro in Milano

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Beware when u r in the metro in Milano

I read on lonely planet that around duome tourists must be carefull, and it alsmost happened to me.

I took metro red line from Duomo, and when I was about to enter the metro, suddenly 1 big guy (185ish looks like eastern eu and seems to always wear something dark) bumped me from behind and get in front of me. When he was inside the metro and I was about to get in, he pretended to drop his sunglass, and he grabbed my ankle, I dunno for what, and he started to say something in italian to me.

Then I just remembered that the day before at the same place this guy with I think at least 1 of his friend trying to enter the metro when the door was almost closed, and they were inside for few seconds and get out again just when the door closed.

So when he said something to me in italian, I just said no no no, and I tried to get out from him and get out from the metro and move to another compartment.

I dunno his trick or his scam, but Im sure that he is dangerous for tourist.

So beware

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1. Re: Beware when u r in the metro in Milano

Thanks for the warning . It happened to my friend in Catalina airport . We were waiting to get on a bus for Syracuse then one man just got on ahead of my friend , looked around and got out when my friend got in . Just in a 1 second that both of them were in a narrow passage , one on , one off he had enough time to steal 500 Euros that my friend kept in his deep pocket. and my friend was not aware of that until we reached Syracuse and tried to find money to pay for our hotel !!!

So from now on , just a few euros in a pocket , the rest is under his shirt!!

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2. Re: Beware when u r in the metro in Milano

jardinpr - you should post in the Sicily Forum of your friends problem in Cantania. Even better, your friend should post for a warning.

Must be the new 'ruse' since it apparently happened in Milan too.

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3. Re: Beware when u r in the metro in Milano

how strange! That someone tries to rob you in the metro...wow, can happen only in Milan, never heard it elsewhere!

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4. Re: Beware when u r in the metro in Milano

No, it happens all the time in Rome, always on the packed red line.

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