Pair Steals Huge Haul From Apple Store on Night of Steve Jobs’ Death

By ABC News

Oct 6, 2011 4:24pm
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Police are searching for two suspects who burglarized an Arkansas Apple store. Authorities believe the getaway car is shown in the foreground of this photo taken from the store's surveillance cameras,

Little Rock, Ark. police are still searching for two suspects who burglarized a local Apple store, making off with dozens of iPhones and iPads, Wednesday night, just hours after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ death was announced.

According to the police report, the thieves stole 26 iPhones, 21 iPads, 10 Macbook computers, five iPod touches and one DVD. Two witnesses, Robert Blake and Amy Parker, both 30 and from Little Rock, told police they went to the store at 17711 Chenal Parkway to place flowers in memory of Jobs, who had succumbed to pancreatic cancer earlier that day. They saw an indentified black male run out of the store and get into a maroon Pontiac, which was driven by a second unidentified black male.

The first suspect was described as being 5-foot-8 and weighing around 140 pounds, who was wearing a white hat, white t-shirt and jeans. The second suspect was wearing a white hat, white shirt and green shorts.

The getaway car was described as a maroon two-door, with gray primer on the front driver’s side bumper, ABC affiliate KATV reported. It had Arkansas plates.

The store just celebrated its grand opening on Aug. 27.

Calls to Apple regarding the incident were not immediately returned.

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