WATCH: Peru Robbers Target Cars in Traffic Jam

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As if being stuck in the Peruvian capital Lima’s notorious traffic jams wasn’t bad enough, commuters in the city now have to contend with a gang of robbers – who, CNN reports, have allegedly stolen more than $46,000 since mid-January after targeting gridlocked cars.

Police in Lima (where, as Next City reports, the average rush-hour driving speed is a little less than 7 miles per hour) have filmed the brazen criminals as they reach into cars before making off with valuables.

At one point in the video, a police officer fires his gun from his a car window, apparently to scare off the robbers.

Police say they have arrested members of the Los Coyotes gang, whom they say are responsible for the robberies, reports ITN.

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