New robbery trend growing in Peru

Updated: Thursday, February 21 2013, 03:16 PM EST
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LIMA, Peru (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new, dangerous trend is sweeping Lima, Peru.

Robbers come out of nowhere, stunning passengers of cars stuck in traffic by opening doors and grabbing whatever they can.

The thieves take off running before the victims know what hit them.

Multiple attacks were recorded by Peruvian Police cameras as they happened in broad daylight on busy streets.

After weeks of surveillance, undercover agents were able to catch up with four of the suspects.

Police stay they stole more than $45,000 from their victims during multiple robberies.
New robbery trend growing in Peru
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