"Purse snatcher" Peru Warnings Or Dangers Tip by B_Lacombe

Peru Warnings and Dangers: 149 reviews and 96 photos

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by B_Lacombe

There are many crimes in Peru and even Cusco is not safe. I have a friend who got her purse snatched by driver by where the car slows down, and someone in the car took the purse and the car drove away injuring my friend who did not let go right away for the purse contained a lot of money.
To be safer, walk contrary to the trafic. It is a matter of taking the habit and it is safer to prevent this type of crime.
Because of tourism, Cusco police is a little bit more vigilent than in the rest of the country but protect your-self rather than counting on the police to do it.

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  • Written Mar 10, 2003
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