Shoppers and police on high alert over the rise in smash-and-grab robberies – ABC News

Shoppers and police on high alert over the rise in smash-and-grab robberiesABC News A group of thieves hit a Home Depot in California and stole tools, including the koben and hammers in the recent smash-and-grab robbery, authorities sayYahoo! Voices News now: Smash-and-grab, ‘flash mob’ thieves hit California storesfox5sandiego.com Los Angeles police are working hard to … Read more

Recent Los Angeles organized retail crime sees robbers use chemical spray on Topanga Mall security guard

CANOGA PARK, California (KGO) – Los Angeles police have promised to put more police on the streets to combat the worrying trend of organized retail crime in major malls. RELATED: Experts Warn of Using “Looting” in Description of Bay Area Rash Smash and Grabs The most recent incident was a cheeky robbery targeting the Nordstrom … Read more

The series of smash-and-grab thefts in California continues in the Los Angeles Nordstrom store

Thieves rushed into a Nordstrom store in Southern California the night before Thanksgiving and ran off with expensive items in the latest of a series of organized retail thefts. Five people, one wearing an orange wig, walked into the open store shortly before 7pm on Wednesday at the Westfield Topanga Mall in the Canoga Park … Read more

The series of smash-and-grab thefts in California continues in the Los Angeles Nordstrom store

Thieves rushed into a Nordstrom store in Southern California the night before Thanksgiving and ran off with expensive items in the latest of a series of organized retail thefts. Five people, one wearing an orange wig, walked into the open store shortly before 7pm on Wednesday at the Westfield Topanga Mall in the Canoga Park … Read more

Smash-and-grab robberies are on the rise in SoCal while the holiday shopping season kicks off

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – While the Christmas shopping season is underway, stores in Southern California are experiencing a shocking rise in smash-and-grab robberies. Police are also investigating a growing number of disturbing follow-on home robberies. On Monday, thieves tried to hit The Grove and smashed windows at Nordstrom with a sledgehammer. Wednesday night, a smash-and-grab … Read more

KRON crew security guard shot during robbery attempt in Oakland

A security guard for a TV news team was shot and wounded during a robbery attempt Wednesday near a store hit by a smash-and-grab team of twenty days earlier, police said. The guard was with a KRON-TV reporter near the center shortly before kl. 12.30 when he was shot in the stomach, police said. The … Read more

KRON crew security guard shot during robbery attempt in Oakland

A security guard for a TV news team was shot and wounded during a robbery attempt Wednesday near a store that was hit by a smash-and-grab team of twenty days earlier, police said. The guard was with a KRON-TV reporter near the center shortly before kl. 12.30 when he was shot in the stomach, police … Read more

Smash-and-grab robberies are on the rise in SoCal while the holiday shopping season kicks off

LOS ANGELES (KABC) – While the Christmas shopping season is underway, stores in Southern California are experiencing a shocking rise in smash-and-grab robberies. Police are also investigating a growing number of disturbing follow-on home robberies. On Monday, thieves tried to hit The Grove and smashed windows at Nordstrom with a sledgehammer. Wednesday night, a smash-and-grab … Read more

Smash-and-grab robbery reported at Nordstrom in Topanga shopping center

CANOGA PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A security guard was assaulted when a group of suspects fled with expensive purses during a smash-and-grab robbery at the Nordstrom store in Westfield Topanga shopping center on Wednesday. Several police cruisers, as well as fire trucks and ambulances, were seen parked outside the Nordstrom store at the popular … Read more

Smash-and-grab robbery reported at Nordstrom in Topanga shopping center

CANOGA PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) – A security guard was assaulted when a group of suspects fled with expensive purses during a smash-and-grab robbery at the Nordstrom store in Westfield Topanga shopping center on Wednesday. Several police cruisers, as well as fire trucks and ambulances, were seen parked outside the Nordstrom store at the popular … Read more