Flash-Mobbery: Youths Loot DC Diesel Store of $13,000 in Booty
A flash mob looted the DC Diesel store of $13,000 in booty in a matter of minutes.
20 to 30 people simultaneously rushed into the Diesel retail store in Georgetown Tuesday to rob it, D.C. police say. https://t.co/g4RlyvVLYl
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Reporters did not identify the race of the looters but considering 100% of the flash mob crimes across the country in the past couple years were committed by black teens it’s a safe bet to predict the looters were black youths.
The Washington Post reported:
A flash mob hit a designer store in Georgetown Tuesday evening and stole $13,000 worth of items, according to D.C. Police.
The incident happened just before 6 p.m. at the Diesel store in the 3000 block of M Street NW. A large group of young people went into the store and grabbed several items off the racks, according to a police report. They stole four leather jackets, costing about $800, and an additional $12,000 worth of merchandise.
The incident comes after a group of merchants in Georgetown ended its use of a private messaging service that many retailers, residents and police officers had used to talk about people they thought were suspicious. There were concerns that the service was being used to racially profile people.
Some in the Georgetown area started using the app service in February, 2014 after the business organization — Georgetown Business Improvement District — worked with police in the District to launch it. The service called “Operation GroupMe” was meant, some in the area said, as a tool to try to reduce shoplifting in the area. Georgetown is one of the nation’s poshest shopping districts.