Early on the morning of 13 November 2017 armed with hammers, the robbers attacked the flagship Apple Store in London. Was stolen iPhone X and other gadgets. The incident was reported by edition Digital Trends.
According to eyewitnesses, 10 people on five mopeds smashed with hammers the window and the glass doors of the Apple store and in three minutes made all had to take. In haste, the thieves left one of mopeds right at the crime scene.
From the Apple Store was stolen iPhone X and other smartphone models, Apple Watch and iPad. The exact value of the stolen is not yet known.
Despite the damage and the theft, the store opened in London Monday morning in regular mode. Police have launched an investigation but have so far failed to arrest any of the attackers.
Earlier, a gang of robbers on mopeds had attacked the other Apple Store in London in 2011. Then the purpose of thieves was the iPhone 4S. It is difficult to say whether there is a connection between these crimes.
Steal Apple equipment quite often. November 3 attackers stole more than 300 iPhone X directly from the delivery truck in San Francisco. Apple Store in San Francisco robbed in 2016, then attackers wearing hoods stole the iPhone directly during the work shop. In new York, criminals, disguised in the form of store employees, claimed more than 60 smartphones.
The biggest robbery occurred in the summer of 2017 in the Netherlands. Taking a specially prepared car, five men overtook a delivery truck and stole his body several boxes of Apple gadgets. The theft occurred right at the time. The value of the stolen amounted to 500 thousand euros. Soon, however, the criminals were caught.
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