Cheeky thieves CUT security threads off designer items and walk out with a laundry basket full of handbags and shoes at a Ross store in Arizona
- Two cheeky thieves were seen stealing designer handbags and a laundry basket full of shoes from a store in Peoria, Arizona, Ross
- It’s unclear how much merchandise they stole and it’s unclear if their crime was reported to the police
- They left the store with no problems except for one employee who threw a rock at them
Brazen thieves have been caught cutting the security threads of designer handbags and walking out with a basket of shoes from an Arizona Ross store.
A video – posted by PPV-Tahoe on Instagram – showed an unidentified man and woman stealing designer handbags and a basket full of shoes.
In the video, alarm bells can be heard as a man in a white shirt can be seen languidly going through the purse before walking away with what appear to be a few Michael Kors bags.
A woman, who is with him, can be seen carrying a decorative laundry basket full of shoes in the doorway of a store in Peoria, Ariz., according to PPV-Tahoe.
Customers did not seem alarmed by the brazen thieves and continued to shop as if nothing had happened.
A man was seen stealing designer handbags from a Ross store in Peoria, Arizona at an unknown time
He was seen walking out with what appeared to be at least one Michael Kors handbag
the woman was seen carrying a laundry basket full of shoes as she walked out of the store with her head bowed
They were seen taking off in a white car as no one tried to stop them
Even the manager, who appeared to be standing near the rack, did not engage extensively with the robbers.
A Ross employee ran outside after the pair and appeared to throw a rock at them, but it didn’t stop them.
It is unclear whether the incident was reported to the police or how much merchandise they stole. Employees at the two Ross stores in Peoria told DailyMail.com they were unaware of the incident.
Robberies across the country have increased, particularly in New York, where a gang of seven thieves were seen calmly leaving a Lululemon store with $30,000 worth of items.
Seven thieves, aged between 30 and 50, entered the store on 14th Street and 9th Avenue with empty carts and laundry bags as the guard looked on casually as they grabbed piles of clothes from the August 16.
The brazen thieves, targeting the upmarket West Village, rushed out of the store with their finds – unapprehended by the security guard.
Surveillance footage from the store showed the thieves entering and exiting the store around noon – looting thousands of dollars worth of merchandise as the seemingly indifferent guard in a white shirt and black tie stood by.
New York police are searching for a group of thieves who shopped at NYC Lululemon on August 16.
Another woman came out with a bag full of clothes a little more pressed than the others. However, the security guard did not intervene
The first thief left with a cart full of goods while another struggled to put all the clothes he had gathered into a bag right in front of the man – who didn’t move an inch.
Another woman ran out of the store with a full bag. The group fled in an unknown direction.
Major cities – like NYC, Los Angeles and Chicago – have seen a huge increase in thefts.
In New York, theft increased by 39%. In the City of Angels, it is up 18%. And the Windy City is up 19% at the end of August.