Thieves caught on digital camera robbing Nike retailer in California

Video posted to the Citizen App on Sunday seems to point out a number of folks openly stealing merchandise from a crowded Nike retailer in East Los Angeles.  

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Division confirmed {that a} name in regards to the broad daylight theft on the Nike Group Retailer situated 4585 Whittier Blvd. in Whittier got here in simply after 5:30 p.m. 

At the least one of many suspects is seen carrying a trash bag full of bins. At one level, he drops the bag and shortly places the gadgets that spilled out again into it earlier than following two different suspects out of the shop.

Police stated that three suspects, described as a Black male and two Black females, made off with out about $1,000 in merchandise. To this point, all three are nonetheless at-large.  

Considered one of three suspects caught on video stealing merchandise from a Nike retailer in East L.A. on Aug. 13, 2023. (Citizen App)

This theft comes on the heels of a mob of thieves caught on video swarming a Nordstrom in Canoga Park Saturday, clearing out a lot of the shop.  

Los Angeles police acquired experiences of the mass theft on the Westfield Topanga mall round 4 p.m. and stated wherever from 20-50 suspects are believed to have been concerned, though the precise quantity has not been confirmed. 

The thieves in that occasion have been seen violently grabbing no matter merchandise they might carry, with many seen ripping off the safety gadgets connected to designer purses and baggage gadgets. Retailer cabinets and show racks have been destroyed, knocked over and littered throughout the ground together with a ton of fallen merchandise.  

LAPD estimated round $60,000 to $100,000 value of merchandise was stolen. To this point, no arrests have been made, although officers stated they have been working to establish the suspects and had a number of leads in that case.

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