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"Near the Train Station ... Metros ... And Others.." Pickpockets and Purse-Snatchers Tip by bobyn

Pickpockets and Purse-Snatchers, Rome: 174 reviews and 57 photos

Sorry, I know this sounds dreadful. We were there for a few days and were quite safe. I really liked it. But there were thieves everywhere yes, so Be Aware. They are the two words : Be Aware. No need to be scared, this would ruin the trip and is really not necessary. Keep your personal and valuables close to you, in a inner bum bag if possible. Just dont be a sitting duck. Dont plonk your handbag on the footpath for example. Hope this gets a "safe but watch it" or else "pickpockets, but prevent them" image/idea across...the Metro can be dodge also. Hold on to your belongings and watch people bumping off you, as thieves themselves, or as distractions for others to perform. Stating the obvious perhaps, but if possible, dont carry too much cash or valuables where possible.

Address: Paris

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  • Updated Apr 7, 2005
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