It was reported on 20th September that a PSP Agent was stabbed by a pickpocket at the Rua Nova da Trinidade, Lisbon whilst the agent, who was on patrol, was attempting to intercept him.

The assailant is Romanian and aged 29 years.  The PSP agent received medical attention by INEM suffering a cut to his elbow. The pickpocket was eventually subdued and was found to be in possession of two wallets belonging to a French and American tourists. He was arrested for resisting arrest and assault.