Posts tagged "mugging"

Girl Talk: I Chased Down My Pickpocketer And Won

As a mid-20s Manhattanite who leads a hectic life reliant on long hours, late evenings, and public transportation, I’ve often considered what would happen if I ever found myself in a threatening situation. Standing more than six feet tall in my favorite wedges, with fiery red hair and freckly arms, I’ve thought of myself le…

NouveauYorker / September 8, 2011

Mean Mugger Gets Diane von Furstenberg

Evidently, there is a Spanish mugger who doesn’t have proper respect for the wrap dress. While she was enjoying a day of museum-hopping in Madrid, Diane von Furstenberg got mugged. “I just got robbed in the street in front of the Thyssen museum … My wallet, cash and all my credit cards!!” she tweeted. “I…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 27, 2009