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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Long regarded as the most affluent and safest neighborhood in Rio, the upmarket Leblon now has the unfortunate honor of the highest number pedestrian robberies in Zona Sul (South Zone), according to data from the Institute of Public Security (ISP).

The ISP survey listed 241 pedestrian robberies in the first three months of the year and 91 cell phone thefts in the same period.

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