Hand grabbing necklace of woman being interviewed
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Rio robbery attempt caught on camera

11 April 2014 Last updated at 03:30 BST

A Brazilian woman has narrowly avoided being robbed - while being interviewed about local crime.

The television crew's camera caught the thief's unsuccessful attempt to steal the woman's necklace.

The team was investigating thefts and muggings in an area of Rio de Janeiro notorious for crime.

Alpa Patel reports.

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