VIDEO: ‘Sophisticated Crooks’ on Camera Stealing High-End Items

A group of sophisticated crooks hit up several stores in the Pacific Heights neighborhood recently walking away with high-end items worth thousands. They told each store the same story. Now employees are talking and sharing their surveillance video with police and ABC7 News Reporter Melanie Woodrow.

The shops on Fillmore Street in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood are no stranger to thieves. “I’ve had shoplifting before but not as good as this time,” said Mio owner Miyo Ota.

Sophisticated shoplifters managed to get past employees at several stores in December saying they were visiting from Paris. In surveillance video from Mio, you can see them stuffing Issey Miyake jackets worth thousands under their outerwear… ABC7 News

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