Tuesday April 26, 2016
How burglars use city architecture as opportunity for heists and escapes
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Every city that boasts beautiful buildings and breathtaking skyscapes is also a tease for burglars who love a puzzle. Where we see soaring architecture, they see nefarious opportunity.
Burglars tend to see the world — and its buildings — with an eye for escape routes. Even the design of a city itself can play a factor into how to get away with a heist.
In this aerial view of a Los Angeles freeway and neighbourhood, looking from above provides insights into how the neighborhoods are connected, where criminals might attempt to hide—or flee—from police, according to Geoff Manaugh.
This segment was produced by The Current's Liz Hoath.