The chain snatching incidents which are on the rise since the past few years in some cities of India have now spread to the USA also. Of late, Fremont street of Las Vegas in the USA has seen a spurt in snatching incidents in which miscreants snatch gold chains, especially from women, on the doorstep, jogging tracks, and petrol bunks.

The miscreants have picked the Indian women as the soft target as most of the Indian women are still obsessed with gold ornaments. With the snatching incidents are on the rise, the police have cautioned the Indian women to be extra cautious while going out and asked to avoid wearing gold ornaments. The police have arrested few persons on the grounds of suspicion and investigating on the same.