What signs of vulnerability do criminals look for in women?

It's said criminals (rape and assault) seek out women who appear vulnerable. Though most of these crimes occur b/w two people who know each other, in the case of a woman getting attacked at night (whether by a rapist or a thief) on the street, what signs of vulnerability might the criminal look for? It'd... show more It's said criminals (rape and assault) seek out women who appear vulnerable. Though most of these crimes occur b/w two people who know each other, in the case of a woman getting attacked at night (whether by a rapist or a thief) on the street, what signs of vulnerability might the criminal look for?

It'd be great to hear from anyone who's studied criminal psychology or even has wanted to attack someone, but any thoughts are appreicated.
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