Apple Store Robbed In Brazen Daylight Robbery

A BRAZEN robbery of an Apple Store in broad daylight has been captured by CCTV cameras – and shared to the world.

The crystal-clear clip shows four men snatching more than £20,000 worth of pricey Apple gear, before fleeing the scene.

The bold heist was over in less than 30 seconds, and saw thieves make off with 26 different items.

Four black males aged between 16 and 18 years old wearing hooded jackets were seen running into the Californian store and tearing Apple gadgets away from their show-tables.

“Various iPhones, the iPhone 6, iPhone 7 and [iPhone] 8, and even the new iPhone X was taken in this grand theft,” said Lt. Mark Hudson of the Fresno Police Department, speaking to ABC7 News.

Watch CCTV clip of robbery

“One customer stood by the door to prevent them from leaving but was knocked out of the way.”

Apple’s video shows how terrified onlookers – including a group of teenage girls – watched the robbery in shock and fear.

Local police say that the suspects never displayed any weapons during the heist.

But the men had clearly planned the robbery in advance.

Two charged straight for a table with MacBooks, slamming lids shut and ripping them away.

Closer to the door, another pair of hoodlums yanked out iPhones from their tethers – as a little girl ducks under a table to hide.

One customer who tried to prevent the robbery was knocked over as thieves fled the scene.

Police are now looking for five suspects – four thieves, and a possible getaway driver.

They’re also looking into the possibility that this crime may be connected to a spate of recent thefts in the US state.

“There are other reports of other places, other cities in California, that have had these kinds of takeover thefts,” said Hudson.

“So we are looking into [this crime] being connected to other crimes, at any other Apple Stores outside of Fresno.”

The Sun

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