An Apple and Nordstrom were looted Wednesday in California, prompting an increasingly hard-line response from authorities.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said Nordstrom was robbed by five people Wednesday evening, the Associated Press reported. ReportedThe robbers took seven to eight expensive purses.
The robbers sprayed pepper spray on the security guards Westfield Topanga Mall Before fleeing the scene in a car. After the police and ambulance arrived, the security guards were treated at the scene but no arrests were made.
सान्ता रोजाको एउटा एप्पल स्टोरमा पनि बुधबार २० हजार डलरको सामान लुटिएको प्रहरीले जनाएको छ ।
“In a brazen day in front of customers and employees, the suspects snatched more than $ 20,000 worth of merchandise from the store and fled the area in an unidentified vehicle,” Santa Rosa police said in a statement.
The two robberies are the latest in a string of organized retail robberies in California that law enforcement agencies are struggling to control.
District Attorney for San Francisco Charged Nine people involved in various organized robberies have been arrested in the capital on Wednesday.
Police have stepped up security at stores in response to the theft, and the California government. Gavin NewsGavin NewsNews Ribs on holiday in Ted Cruz Mexico: ‘Cancun is much better than Cabo’ San Francisco DA charges 9 involved in organized retail theft Biden tapped Shalanda Young to head White House budget office More (D) Mayors are called upon to step up efforts to prevent crime.
Hill reached out to LAPD for further comment.