Police Cite 'Flash Mob' Tactics in $20K Sunglasses Theft

Authorities released surveillance footage of the female suspects at a California store.
1:35 | 04/11/14

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-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We have at least eight suspects possibly nine. The suspects -- receipt of a video taking sunglasses and more off shelves. Investigators -- the bandits show more than 20000 dollar a group of stolen merchandise into backs and walk down. This seemed to be like a almost flash mob type of that. So we're hoping that by releasing the tape in releasing the surveillance videos that somebody will recognize them and help solve this current. Detectives say the store clerk quickly realize what was happening but did not confront the suspects. Instead dialed 911 from our best estimation after talking to witnesses and reviewing the video it to -- -- females. Approximately eighteen to 25 years old we have additional witness statements saying that the females got into a dark colored SUV type vehicle. Detectives say what surprises them is that it was a bold and brazen heist and broad daylight. Investigators say the robbery happened on March took -- -- Just before 3 o'clock in the afternoon -- you know this is a Saturday afternoon middle of the afternoon a very brazen theft. You know large group of people into the location of -- lot of property. If you can help detectives in this case they want you to please call LA regional crime stoppers at 1800. Q2 two tips that is 1802228477. -- -- you Leo Stallworth ABC seven Eyewitness News.

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