Criminal act, common in Southeast Asia, South America, and Southern Europe, of forcefully stealing a pedestrian's personal property by employing rob-and-run tactics.- Snatch theft
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He turned to robbery as a way to get out of poverty: his first was a purse snatch theft in Yonkers that netted him $1,000 which he used to buy a new leather dog collar and dog harness for his dog, and a pair of Timberland boots for himself.
American serial police procedural television series that aired on NBC in prime-time from January 15, 1981, to May 12, 1987, for 146 episodes.
If certain areas have less serious crimes unresolved, such as bag snatching, they soon escalate to more serious ones, such as murder in broad daylight.
Enclosed shopping mall in Seattle, Washington, United States.
In 1973, the serial-killer Ted Bundy reportedly apprehended a purse-snatcher late at night in the Northgate Mall parking lot, a few weeks before his first documented murder.
Korean-Japanese serial killer who killed a couple in Hekinan in 1998, and later participated in the murder of Rie Isogai in 2007.
In his desperation, Hori began thinking about gaining money through small crimes, first considering purse snatching before turning towards robbing pachinko parlors.
Used as a form of corporal punishment in Malaysia.
Malaysians have called for caning to be imposed as a punishment for illegal bike racing, snatch theft, traffic offences, deserting one's wife, perpetrating get-rich-quick schemes, and vandalism (cf. Singapore's Vandalism Act).
12th episode of the ninth season of the television comedy series , Seinfeld.
A thief snatches Jerry's carry-all.
Religion and philosophy encompassing a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices, largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, commonly known as the Buddha, "the awakened one".
Abstaining from snatching
Way of explaining why people commit crimes in certain areas.
It is also probable that people may fall victim of purse snatching or pick pocketing because victims typically carry cash with them.
Present in various forms in Indonesia.
Petty crime, which includes snatch theft and pick-pocketing, is present in Indonesia, usually taking place in locations with many people.
Present in various forms in Vietnam.
Petty crime, which includes pick-pocketing and snatch theft, is common in Vietnam, especially near airports, sea ports and train stations.