How it works:
- Two versions: Strike and run, distract and grab. Possible scenarios:
- Near shopping malls: snatching from behind you, then running into a getaway car to escape.
Places to beware:
- Check out other hotspots of violent crime
What to do:
- Valuables: avoid laying out on tables or carrying in your hands while walking.
- Bags: consider using lockable bags that can be locked to another object and cross body anti-theft bags (difficult to snatch).
- Travel insurance: get a good one that covers theft – check out the various travel insurance comparison platforms to find the best deal that works for you.