Police in Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh have arrested five people who were allegedly seen in a video clip beating a man and stealing his mobile phone.
Four Syrians and a Saudi national in their twenties were arrested, according to official news agency SPA. All five were in their twenties.
The group of alleged assailants were referred to the public prosecution.
A video clip allegedly showing the five suspects carrying out the theft was seen circulating on social media.
Authorities were able to identify the suspects from the video, SPA said.