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Gucci Hit by Another Grab-and-Go Heist

Brazen theft at LA store follows similar incident in San Francisco





The Gucci (Florence, Italy) store in Los Angeles’ Westfield Century City Mall was robbed earlier this week by several thieves who pulled off a grab-and-go heist that was caught on video, The Los Angeles Times reports. This is the second time in recent months that Gucci has been the target of such an attack; the first took place in July at the luxury retailer’s store in San Francisco’s Union Square.

In the LA heist, a group of at least nine men could be seen in a video posted on X sprinting out of the Gucci’s – which is located within the shopping complex’s Bloomingdale’s store – around 3:10 p.m. Monday. The thieves, who were wearing hoodies, are shown sprinting out of the Gucci store and through the Bloomingdale’s’ doors with merchandise overflowing in their arms.

The Gucci thefts reflect a wider wave of organized crime that retailers have been struggling to deter in recent years.



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