Mob looters steal sledge hammers, crowbars at The Home Depot in Lakewood, California

According to deputies, the entire hammer section was cleaned out by the suspects.

“The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a grand theft auto at the Home Depot in the 5000 block of Hardwick Street in Lakewood,” the outlet said.

Officials were told eight individuals who were between ages 15 and 20 grabbed hammers, crowbars, and additional tools from the store. LASD was also informed the group took off in getaway cars parked outside.

One employee said workers tried to stop them.

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“We closed the front entrance and they put their sledgehammers up, like whoever got in the way, they were going to hurt them. And then, they actually threatened a customer, but he got away. And then, they just ran out, and the cops got here shortly,”


Here’s what they’re using the sledge hammers and crow bars for: (tools of their trade)

h/t  DeploraVision


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