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      Linear Street Pattern in Urban Cities in Malaysia Influence Snatch Theft Crime Activities

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      Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
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          Malaysia is one of the countries that is having rapid urbanization and the crime rates are getting worried by the Malaysian government. Thus, this paper objective is to identify the street pattern characteristics that influence the snatch theft activities. The character of the street pattern is identified by using the GIS to construct, determine andanalysethe area with high reported snatch theft cases. The result shows the area with the high number of snatch incidents is becoming a snatch theft hotspot area and the fragmented parallel type of street pattern influenced the snatch activities. eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1386

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          Journal
          Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal
          E-BPJ
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2398-4287
          June 28 2018
          June 28 2018
          : 3
          : 8
          : 189
          Article
          10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1386
          06b6b810-69c1-4b9e-9157-04754a75b451
          © 2018

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