Robbery at cash machine
Plucky residents gave chase after witnessing a violent robbery at a cash point machine in Gran Canaria.
The 45 year old man attacked a tourist who had just taken an amount of money from a bank and was putting it into his wallet.
The incident happened in the Schamann district of Las Palmas.
Witnesses said the attacker hit the customer in the face before making off with his cash.
However, several people who saw what happened chased the man and held on to him until the police arrived and placed him under arrest.