Bay Area stores hit by looters, thieves


Several Bay Area stores have been the targets of groups of robbers and smash-and-grab thieves since Nov. 19.

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1/ Louis Vuitton and other stores on San Francisco’s Union Square, Nov. 19. Police said they arrested “multiple” suspects.

2/ Nordstrom, Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza, Nov. 20. About 80 people were involved in the “organized” robbery, police said. Three were arrested, two of them from San Francisco and one from Oakland.

3/ Sam’s Jewelers, Southland Mall, Hayward, Nov. 21. Nine people used hammers to smash cases, police say.

4/ Lululemon, Santana Row, San Jose, Nov. 21. The group of robbers reportedly included a man who had a gun in his waistband.

5/ TheRealReal, Palo Alto, Nov. 21. A guard sounded the alarm as more than two dozen people approached the store, and in the end nothing was stolen. Two people were arrested.

6/ Prime 356, Oakland, Nov. 22. More than 30 people ripped the security gate off its frame and stole much of the boutique’s merchandise,  its proprietors said.




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