Bush daughter robbed of purse, phone in Argentina
[ 2006-11-22 17:00 ]
C: Barbara, seen here,
one of US President George W. Bush's daughters has been
robbed of her mobile phone and purse in Argentina, despite her heavy
Secret Service protection. [AFP/file]
One of US President George W. Bush's daughters has
been robbed of her mobile phone and purse in Argentina, despite her heavy
Secret Service protection, ABC News reported.
Barbara Bush's purse was snatched at a Buenos Aires restaurant during a
night on the town, but the Secret Service agents did not notice, ABC said,
citing police sources.
Kim Bruce, spokeswoman for the Secret Service, which provides
protection for the president and family, said: "We don't have any comment
The White House did not immediately return telephone calls seeking
Barbara, named for the president's mother, and her twin sister, Jenna,
turn 25 Saturday.
The twins were dining in San Telmo, Buenos Aires's picturesque arts and dining neighborhood.
ABC reported that the theft was not the only difficulty the Secret
Service faced during the fraternal twins' two-week visit.
One of the agents got into an "altercation" after a night on the town
and was beaten, the television news organization said, citing police
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