California police have arrested 17 suspects in the robbery of the Apple Store across the state
Over the past few months, the Apple stores across California were hit by a string of robberies. Only yesterday, September 27, it became known that the store in Palo Alto was robbed twice in 12 hours.
California police made 17 arrests related to the robbery. the iPhone maker.
As reported by news channel from San Francisco KRON 4, the police arrested 17 suspects accused in the theft of Apple products in the amount of $ 1 million. According to official robbery were recorded in 19 cities throughout California.
September 25, seven suspects were imprisoned in the jail of Alameda County. The rest are in custody in SONOMA County.
Law enforcement authorities explain that the defendants came to the Apple stores “in large groups wearing hoodies and quickly stole display copies.”
The attorney General Becerra said that organized theft from retail stores costs the business owners in “millions” and bad influence on the youth, who begins to imitate the criminals.
According to attorney General Becerra, they will continue to work with local law enforcement to bring the perpetrators to justice.