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son tackles pickpockets

11 September 2019

A PROUD Gilford mum has revealed how her quick-thinking son thwarted an attempt by a group of pickpockets to steal all her belongings on board a packed bus in Bulgaria – including her holiday money. 

Joanne McAtamney and her 13-year-old son, John-Jo Casey, had been staying at a hotel on the outskirts of Nessebar, on the Black Sea coast, when the dramatic incident unfolded. 

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