About 80 looters in ski masks ransacked a Nordstrom location outside of San Francisco, in a scene described by witnesses as “insane” and like something “out of a movie.”
“We probably saw 50 to 80 people in ski masks crowbars a bunch of weapons. They were looting the Nordstrom’s right here. And I thought they were going to start beating cars. I had to start locking doors lock the front door lock the back door,” local PF Chang’s manager Brett Barrette told KGO.
“There was a mob of people,” Barrette added to CBS SF. “The police were flying in. It was like a scene out of a movie. It was insane.”
The incident unfolded before 9 p.m. on Saturday evening in Walnut Creek, which is about 25 miles outside San Francisco. A local reporter tweeted footage of the scene and said about 25 cars pulled up outside of the Nordstrom before running in, grabbing merchandise and fleeing.
#Breaking About 25 cars just blocked the street and rushed into the Walnut Creek Nordstrom making off with goods before getting in cars snd speeding away. At least two people arrested at gunpoint. pic.twitter.com/AG3R94M9L3
— Jodi Hernandez (@JodiHernandezTV) November 21, 2021