SunUK: UNAPOLOGETICALLY, a grown woman strides towards a pedestrian and flings her arm out in an attempt to steal her bag.
In another instance, a young boy hangs behind a man holding cash in his hand. Without one swift move, he grabs the cash and makes a run for it.
Any opportunity. Any victim. Sometimes in groups or sometimes solo, these criminals will do just about anything to make their steal.
This is how petty thieves in Rio de Janeiro make their living. Day by day, innocent victim after innocent victim. Handbag by handbag, cash is ripe for the steal. MORE