Skip to comments.Mob of Thieves Swarms Las Vegas Convenience Store (Video at link)
Posted on 05/06/2011 7:18:21 AM PDT by Keltik
LAS VEGAS - Caught on camera, a mob of young people bombarded the City Stop convenience store on Sunset Road and Pecos Road and stole $600 in merchandise.
"It became a feeding frenzy," said City Stop owner Jon Athey. "They were in the store for three minutes and 30 seconds It's a pretty scary thing."
Athey says the crowd darted in and snatched numerous items from the store. "Beer to jerky to candy bars to soda, whatever hit their fancy potato chips," he said.
Athey says this tactic is known as a "swarm". After 42 years in the convenience store business, Athey says this crime stands out.
"This is the biggest one I've ever seen," he said.
If you walk into a convenience store, you expect every move to be recorded on camera. Surveillance cameras in every direction, however, didn't stop this crew.
"Now, you're seeing droves swarming in the front doors - right here - as fast as they can come in," Athey said as he watched the surveillance video. "You can see them milling around by the beer doors. Now, you're going to see them start selecting products they're putting in their coat pockets. They're putting it down their pants."
The crowd started walking out without paying, only to return. "Here it is, two minutes into the deal. They're all coming back for seconds," Athey said.
Seconds later, they grabbed more beer and the clerk's cell phone. They then rushed back out the door.
"We were blessed nobody was hurt," Athey said. Athey says the clerk followed his training. He hopes this crowd doesn't try to swarm another store.
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For some reason people think that something is normally completely unacceptable if done on your own is fine if done in a group.
Purple drank and Colt 45 stocks will be low until the next delivery.
Just a guess.
Play this sound loop over the PA system when they start coming through the door.
They'll all be gone within twelve seconds.
They need to put in those double doors like the banks have.
Confirmed after watching the video.
Prosecute them to the fullest extant of the law.
Then give them the maximum sentence allowable.
No plea bargains. They must serve hard jail time.
If he had pulled out a gun and aimed it at the first one who came through the door, my guess is that this would not have happened.
A second word: shotgun
We are so cowed by political correctness, that no one will state the obvious. This was a group of black gang members. They are “ghetto” in their attitudes.
This is not the first time something like this has happened recently. And each time, it’s been young black men. It’s likely a youth gang activity. But no one will say so out loud, due to political correctness.
This is why they make 30 round mags.
“”If he had pulled out a gun and aimed it at the first one who came through the door, my guess is that this would not have happened.””
My guess is they know convenience store operators aren’t allowed to have weapons handy. Can’t they have guards who are armed? What’s going to happen when they are desperate for food and clothing? Booze seemed more important to them in this video..
obozo sees everything that’s happening in the black communities and doesn’t have a thing to say about it!
It’s all part of the âEntitlementâ mentality that is pervasive among these people and supported by the liberals.
I was convinced it was white teens coming back from bible camp.
...that’s “entitlement” mentality.
Like forcing me to give charity to illegal immigrants.
Like in entitled to steal things.
Just like congerss.
From the title I thought this would be a video of the store owner doing his taxes.
The only way things like this will be stopped is when store employees are allowed to fight back. I never bothered to ask for permission.
My initial suspicions were incorrect as well - They certainly didn't look at all Amish.
Of course they do. Stereotypes exist because of widespread recognition of specific traits.
It is amazing, isn’t it? They were called: mob, thieves, a swarm, crowd — but not one use of the word “black”. Apparently, it matters not a bit that they are black.
Although I guess you could get a crowd of white people to do the same thing, most of the videos I see of these swarms stealing or more commonly attacking people or beating up people are black; the victims are sometimes black, but usually white.
Would a group of teens coming from Bible camp have done this?
If I can go on a tangent, the liberals frequently denigrate religion in general, and Christianity in particular. Yet we’re all thinking that the least likely group of young people to get involved in crime are those for whom religion is a significant part of their lives.
We should call out the liberals on their denigrating religion, by pointing out that those involved in religion are far less likely to fall prone to all of the social pathologies which plague our society.
Stereotypes are stereotypes because they have a base in fact.
Instances such as these only reinforce those stereotypes.
Too !@#$%^&*! bad!
Either way...To celebrate scumbags 2nd term or to protest the crooked (obviously) election process...