Vigilantes in Providencia, Chile have come up with a new method to fight purse snatching: stripping thieves naked and leaving them in the street. Pedestrians added insult to injury by throwing plastic bottles and coins at old sticky fingers, here. 

Police eventually arrived to arrest the thief, but will giving small-time criminals a taste of their own medicine with a dash of humiliation really solve the problem?

[via Gawker and Hispanically Speaking News]

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