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Check out this insane video of a thief trying to steal a woman's necklace during a live TV interview

2014-04-11 08:12

Rio de Janeiro - A woman was the victim of an attempted mugging while speaking to a news reporter about high crime rates.

The unidentified woman was on live television in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil giving an interview to a news channel about the high rates of crime in the area when a would-be thief attempted to snatch her gold necklace.

Although the young man did not get away with the jewellery, he did break the fragile gold chain before fleeing across the road into oncoming traffic as the reporter for RJTV attempted to chase him down.

Watch this video here:

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