CARY, North Carolina — The owner of a luxury boutique in Cary told WTVD she felt the target of thieves after intruders broke down the glass door of her store, J’Adore, and stole bags Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Chanel.
Security video inside the store showed the two thieves in action, according to WTVD. After walking through the front door, they immediately went behind the counter, slipping thousands of dollars into luxury handbags.
“Somewhere between $35,000 and $40,000 worth of handbags,” owner Nicole Denny said.
The designer bags are all gone in 30 seconds. This brazen crime is part of a recent wave of rows and grabs from coast to coast.
California is one of the states hardest hit by a wave of thefts.
Last month in the Bay Area, a group of thieves attacked a Nordstrom security guard before robbing them with expensive merchandise.
“That Nordstrom that got hit is my hometown, so it was tough for me to watch that,” Denny said. “It’s just a shame, it’s a shame.”
She said her store has been a constant target of thieves, especially in recent weeks. Denny said some customers made thousands of dollars in fraudulent credit card purchases – losses for which she is responsible. It took its toll on the single mother of two.
“My son sat me down last night – he’s 15. He said, ‘Mom, I don’t like seeing you like this,'” Denny said. “I don’t like to see my children worrying about me. I see how it affects them. They’re worrying.”
So far, Cary police have not made any arrests, WTVD reports.
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