A criminal needs only 7 seconds to choose their victims. During these 7 seconds, they assess all the persons walking on the way and all the possible risks. Every person will not become their victim. Let us discuss how people should stay away from the criminals and how they grow their target.
Here we are with a few things with you on which criminals pay their first attention, and what a reasonable person should do to avoid becoming their victim.
To know that the criminals chose their targets, a study conducted in the year 1980. In this study, the psychologists videotaped some streets of New York and then showed these tapes to criminals to ask them the rating to assault these persons. The criminals ranked the people they saw in the video. They chose those persons who can get easily control.
So change your behavior while going through the streets to save yourself from the criminals.
If a person walks rapidly, it means he is nervous. Something is going in his mind. Such kind of people can become an easy target. We suggest you walk at an average tempo or you can walk a little faster than the other people. But the person should be aware, concentrated, and calm.
When people are trying to be careful, they usually limp. These persons may have a blister on their foot, or there can be any injury also on their feet. In this situation, these persons are vulnerable, and they are unable to withstand an attack.
Your gait may look insecure if you are wiggling from side to side and losing your balance while walking. Your legs and arms movements should get synchronized at the time your gait should be smooth. You should put your steps in such a way that, it firstly comes in contact with your heel and then your toes.
When a person shuffles their feet and moves slowly, it means that the person’s energy is deficient or is zero as this person feel unable to fight back, so it is straightforward to assault this kind of person.
Criminals perceive slouching as submission. Their crooked back reveals the weak and shy person. Criminals will stay away from the persons with square shoulders, straight back, and chin ups.
According to pickpockets, the women who are carrying bags or busy on the phone become the easiest targets for the criminals. In some cases, you are giving the criminals a time advantage by keeping your hands in the pockets while walking. The criminals take this advantage because the first few seconds of the assault are crucial for the criminals.
Lack of eye contact
The critical element for the criminals is surprised. The potential victim of criminals should not see their attacker. So the person can protect himself from the criminals looking directly into their eyes. In this way, they will understand that you have seen them. They will become more consciousness or can install leave you.
A person is wearing headphones and he is unable to hear the sounds around him, they lose their grip on the reality around them. It can be straightforward for the criminals to attack these persons from behind because they will not get to know that someone is approaching near them. No one will notice the criminals. To avoid this incident to happen, you have to adjust the volume of your headphones so that you can hear every sound around you.
According to various researchers, criminals fear of being injured or getting caught by anyone. Criminals do their best to protect themselves from anyone’s catching and to avoid any attention of the persons and noise. We have to make ourselves stable and pretend the criminals that we are not the easy targets for them to protect ourselves. We should fight them back.
You can also share your views if you know how to behave in the situation of assault in the comments below. You can tell us about your experience if you are anytime attacked.