November 28, 2021

California Mall Hit Up In Huge Smash-And-Grab Robbery

A gaggle of individuals robbed a Bay-area mall in a smash-and-grab incident this previous weekend.

Hayward police reported to the Southland Mall in Hayward, California, round 5:30 p.m. on Sunday after a number of calls from retailer workers about thieves taking objects in a great deal of got here in. One of many shops that have been hit exhausting was a Lululemon in San Jose.

Those that witnessed the theft stated a big mob of about 40 to 50 individuals made an enormous scene earlier than utilizing hammers and instruments to steal gems and different objects from Sam’s Jewelers.

“A large mob robbed Sam’s Jewelers inside Southland Mall, Hayward. PD said they received calls at 5:25 pm today. Witnesses told me 1st wave of robbers involved about 30-40 kids. A 2nd wave with fewer robbers returned to clean it up. Story tonight 11 on Ch 5 @ KPIXtv,” wrote KPIX-TV reporter Da Lin in a tweet with a video of the incident.

“I would say at least 30 to 40 [people] from what I saw,” stated one of many witnesses. “But then after the main group of kids rushed out, we saw 15 to 20 scattering, some even came back in.”

Lin confirmed one other video of the store’s workers cleansing up the trashed retailer. “I’m a little shaken up. But glad to go home,” a mall employee advised KPIX. “It was very scary,” stated one other worker on the mall. “People with no morals, no sense for other people’s safety. I feel helpless. It’s disturbing.”

No arrests have been made, and not one of the suspects have been recognized.