"Flash" mob rips of $3K worth of jeans at Store in Chicago.. In broad daylight.....what is your answer?
CHICAGO (CBS) – A mob of more than 20 teenagers
descended on a trendy Wicker Park shop on Saturday and made off with
more than $3,000 worth of jeans.
CBS 2′s Derrick Blakley reports the incident was caught on store
surveillance cameras, and the owner posted the video on YouTube.
Luke Cho said he hopes the images help police find the robbers, or
maybe even shame the parents of the teens enough that they’ll turn the
From the moment the teens started flooding in the door at Mildblend
Supply Co. on Milwaukee Avenue around 6:40 p.m. Saturday, Cho knew
something wasn’t right.
“You see a group a group of teenagers walking in – or marching in –
one-by-one. As you can see, it looks like it’s some kind of procession,”
Cho said while reviewing the surveillance video on Sunday.
To Cho, it looked like a flash mob was about to rob the store, so he immediately locked the door.
“At least I think I kind of maybe stopped the flow a little bit, but I
quickly realized something bad’s about to happen, and I alerted my
staff to call 911,” Cho said.
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