Rio de Janeiro Brazil: Nine German visitors robbed on tourist bus near famous Christ statue

Posted on April 6, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, TRAVEL

Brazil: gunmen assault tourist van, robbing German tourists in Rio de Janeiro

As reported by Brazilian police say gunmen have attacked a tourist van and robbed nine German tourists visiting Rio de Janeiro. Police say in a brief statement the incident occurred Thursday. Gunmen forced the tourists’ van to stop as it was approaching a wooded area near Christ the Redeemer statue. The driver and guide were also robbed. The statement provided no further details. Read Article

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