Skip to comments.Teen flash mob strikes again -- this time at Nordstrom
Posted on 04/14/2012 7:43:38 AM PDT by Inspectorette
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Police are investigating another flash mob theft by a group of teens, this time at Nordstrom at the Lloyd Center.
Last week, a group of 16 teens converged on a Southeast Portland convenience store and stole merchandise and then ran out. Police are still investigating the incident.
Friday's incident happened just after 8 p.m. Police interviewed employees of the store who said a group of approximately 10 African-American male teenagers were in the store and began taking items and putting them in bags before they ran out the southwest doors of the store toward Northeast 9th Avenue.
Police who checked the area recovered some of the stolen clothing, but did not find the teens, who are ages 13-19 years old and all wearing hats and hoodies with their faces covered.
Cherise Vanhooser, who works at Lloyd Center, wasn't surprised at the incident.
"Kids steal all the time at the Lloyd center," she said. "I mean, I'm constantly dealing with it at work. I know a lot of the other managers are. It's just a constant problem. You always have to have someone on the floor because you can't trust anybody."
Police said they will work with Nordstrom officials to get surveillance video to help their investigation.
Anyone with information about this theft should email information to Portland Police.
Those darn “teens” with their hula hoops and dungarees and souped up hot rods and be-bop music.
But, but, but, but we were told hoodies are an indication of nothing (besides not wanting to be identified whether walking through a gated community or surveillance video.)
Article didn’t say whether or not they yelled “This is for Trayvon”.
I wonder if these kids were Amish?
Hoodies don’t steal things, people steal things. ;o)
“You always have to have someone on the floor because you can’t trust anybody.”
Actually, there are a lot of people you can trust. Just not “African-American male teenagers.”
I last shopped at Lloyd Center in the summer of 1965. At the time, it featured a store that sold “toys for men,” as the sign read. These “toys” consisted of fishing gear and guns. I’ll bet the store isn’t there today.
BTW, if the media is concerned about actually identifying who these thugs are and terrified of ‘profiling’, why do they even identify their age demographic (teens).
Why not just call them ‘a group of humans’ or something?
If I’d pulled crap like this as a teen, I wouldn’t have the guts to go home ever again ‘cuz I know my dad would’ve been waiting for me with a switch.
When I first got my drivers license, he flat out told me that if I ever wound up in jail, not to bother calling him to bail me out.
He wasn’t kidding.
Lo and behold, I was straight as an arrow and annoyingly law abiding.
"Police interviewed employees of the store who said a group of approximately 10 African-American male teenagers were in the store and began taking items and putting them in bags before they ran out the southwest doors of the store toward Northeast 9th Avenue."
The “hoodies” are taking liberalism out back and shooting it dead. While our gated community secure building elitist liberals continue on with the war on white people and the Lowry’s of the world prostrate themselves in agreement of the evils of white’s “racism” the campaign to turn the rest of America into a three thousand mile wide Detroit continues at breakneck speed.
Those darn teens with their hula hoops and dungarees and souped up hot rods and be-bop music............................ Yup, it all gets down to Elvis and Rock and Roll. We were warned. :)
So true. After all, the unabomber wore a hoodie, and as far as we know, he didn't boost skittles and tea from the local 7-11.
Soon they’ll start ringing doorbells, yelling “Trayvon calling!” and then run.
They must have come in from Mt. Hoodie.
It’s happening in cities across the country.
Homo sapiens is less accusatory.
Maybe because they're not "human".
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