A group of more than a dozen people stormed a Louis Vuitton store in a Chicago suburb and stole about $ 120,000 in merchandise, police said.
The suspects were filmed in masks and sweatshirts as they grabbed bags and cleared store shelves. The theft resulted in the theft of approximately $ 120,000 in merchandise.
The incident occurred at Oakbrook Center in Oak Brook, Ill., Around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oak Brook police said in a statement.
With goods stashed in their arms and bags, the 14 thieves escaped in three separate cars. As of Friday, the police had recovered one of the three vehicles used: a Dodge Charger declared stolen in October from Chicago.
No injuries were reported and no weapons displayed in the footage.
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“We are still developing and working on several avenues to identify the offenders involved in our incident,” Oak Brook Police said in a statement.
The Chicago robbery came just before more than 80 people robbed a Nordstrom in Walnut Creek, Calif., On Saturday night. One employee was reportedly sprayed with pepper and two were reportedly punched and kicked.
That same night, stores such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Bloomingdales, Hermes and Fendi in San Francisco were hit. Videos show Louis Vuitton stores in San Francisco with broken glass and empty shelves while Walgreens and cannabis dispensaries have also been looted.
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