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Like I'm So Sure, Purse Snatching Is On The Rise At Malls

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A rise in purse snatchings at malls and grocery stores in the Santa Clarita Valley has prompted a warning to shoppers, according to KTLA. With the recent increase in grabby hands, women are being asked to pay extra attention.

Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies said that at least four incidents have been reported recently in which purses or wallets have been taken while shopping. The majority of the incidents are at large chain grocery stores and department stores.

Shoppers are warned to keep their eyes on their belongings and should never leave their bags unattended.