We’ve all gotten used to seeing people doing remarkablystupid things with their smart phones. Criminals have noticed so the latest NOLA crime wave is a high tech variation on the old snatch and grab: there has been a wave of smart phone robberies/muggings in the last few months. Some of them have even happened in broad daylight on busy streets. I wondered if we were on the cutting edge of this trend but it seems to becommonplace in big cities around the globe.
So, the next time you’re walking down the street texting or tweeting just remember to pay attention so some bozo won’t snatch your device. In short, be smart when using your smart phone because muggers have the hots for the smarts: