According to the latest reports, recently, a group of thieves stole $19,000 worth of iPhones from an Apple store in New York late last week. Five men were registered in the internal video surveillance cameras during the Incident at the Huntington Station store. Now, police are offering $5,000 to anyone who has information to catch criminals.
VIDEO: 5 Thieves Snatches $19,000 Of iPhones From Apple Store
A group of thieves stole $19,000 worth of iPhones from an Apple store in New York late last week. Five men were registered in the internal video surveillance cameras during the Incident at the Huntington Station store. Police are offering $5,000 to anyone who has information to catch criminals.
The attack began when the five men entered the store and began to wander casually for a few minutes. Shortly thereafter, they began tearing up 21 iPhone 8 and iPhone X devices from their counters before fleeing the scene. The incident occurred at 20:20 last Friday.
“Agents from Suffolk County and the Second Suffolk County Police Squad are seeking help from the public to identify and locate people who stole goods from a Huntington Station store earlier this month. The men grabbed the phones from a display table and ran out of the shop. The men were all wearing knit coats and hooded sweaters,” police said in a statement.
Here’s the video of Apple Store assault:-
The image shows the men stepping into the store quietly under the guise of customers as they approach the devices on display. A member of the Apple team at the store holds an iPad and tries to “watch” the men, without alarm he notices that the individuals spread through the various display tables.
The clerk was attending genuine customers while the thieves went from desk to desk assessing the material exposed. As Apple Stores are often targeted by criminals. The most significant theft of Apple devices occurred in 2012 when $1.5 million in iPads were stolen from New York’s JFK airport.
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