Sunday, October 21, 2012

Don't get your cell phone stolen

Always be aware of your surroundings folks.

Thefts of cell phones rise rapidly nationwide
By Terry Collins - Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In this tech-savvy city teeming with commuters and tourists, the cell phone has become a top target of robbers who use stealth, force and sometimes guns.

Nearly half of all robberies in San Francisco this year are cell phone-related, police say, and most occur on bustling transit lines.

One thief recently snatched a smartphone while sitting right behind his unsuspecting victim and darted out the rear of a bus in mere seconds.

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