An American tourist in Ireland said he was robbed while rescuing a man from drowning.
Joe Sheehan, 20, from Nebraska, told the Irish Independent that when he saw a man in trouble in the river, he emptied his pockets and went to the man's aid.
"I was just standing on the bridge and watching. His head started to go under so I ran around to the side and took everything out of my pockets, took my trousers and shirt off," Sheehan told the paper .
Sheehan, a trained lifeguard, was able to pull the man from the river, but when he returned to shore, his wallet and cellphone were gone.
"I'm standing there in my underwear, just soaking wet, and I literally have nothing now," he said.
A spokeswoman for police said the theft is under investigation.
More details can be found on the Irish Independent website here: http://bit.ly/1u7ZyBm
Greeks flock to Bitcoin as economy flounders
In the face of another financial crisis, Greek citizens are looking for alternative places to store their wealth — including digital currencies.
Egypt ISIS branch poses threat to Israel
When ISIS launched rockets over Israel's border, it confirmed fears about danger from the group's branch in the Sinai Peninsula.
The big fat Greek ballot
On Sunday, Greece will hold a referendum on whether to approve the terms of an international bailout. If only it were that simple.
Abducted teen reunited with mother
Hope Holland says she was never able to find her son Jonathan after the boy's father took him to Mexico as a toddler.