Man detained for harassing woman at Bund Starbucks

A 23-year-old man has been detained for harassing a woman in a Starbucks on the Bund on Thursday evening, police said on Sunday.

A 23-year-old man has been detained for harassing a woman in a Starbucks on the Bund on Thursday evening, police said on Sunday.

The woman posted about the incident on the internet on Saturday and later that day went to Huangpu police for help.

The suspect, a 23-year-old man of Chinese nationality, was found by police around midnight on Saturday.

In the Starbucks on Zhongshan Road No.1 at about 8pm on Thursday, the suspect asked to take a picture with the woman and after being rejected, threw his arm around her shoulder and pulled her arm, police said.

The suspect was allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

Staff at the Starbucks stopped the suspect after the woman asked them for help and offered to contact the police for her, but the woman declined and left with her friend, police said.

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