WALNUT CREEK, CA – On the evening of November 20th, a group of approximately 80 thieves donning ski masks and brandishing crowbars looted a Nordstrom in Walnut Creek.

Witnesses said that dozens of suspects had stormed the Bay Area Nordstrom around 8:46 p.m. At the same time, the outlet was still open for business and loaded approximately 25 vehicles staged outside the store up with stolen goods.

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The thievery, which can be best described as a flash mob-style of looting, was commenced in under a minute. Local reports regarding the incident noted that three Nordstrom employees were injured as a result of the massive looting.

Video of the suspects fleeing the store and loading up the various vehicles were captured, shedding light on just how quickly the incident unfolded.

While a majority of the suspects were able to flee the scene, authorities did take into custody three suspects believed to be part of the heist – with at least two of the suspects being taken into custody at gunpoint.

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This piece was written by Gregory Hoyt on November 21, 2021. It originally appeared in RedVoiceMedia.com and is used by permission.

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