$100,000 LOOTERS: And Yet the Activist Cry Racism When These Stores Shut Down

Teenage looters were seen on video ransacking a Los Angeles-area Nordstrom on Saturday, stealing approximately $100,000 in merchandise in a smash-and-grab heist. Watch video of the attack below and click here to join Todd’s private Facebook group for conservatives.

“Where is the outrage from community leaders in Los Angeles,” said national radio host Todd Starnes. “When Nordstrom and all the other stores padlock their doors, they will scream about racism, but nary a people when thugs pillage and plunder.”

Starnes said there’s a three-pronged way to reverse the nation’s smash-and-grab epidemic.

“First, parents need to starting parenting,” Starnes said. “Second, we need to remove every anti-cop lawmaker from City Hall and the district attorneys offices. And third, we need to unleash the police on these predators.

Some 30 people ran out of the store at Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park with clothes, handbags and other expensive accessories, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

“Topanga Division officers were on the scene quickly and have several investigative leads. To criminals, it is just property taken. To those who live in the area and patronize the Topanga Mall it is a loss of feeling safe. The LAPD will exhaust all efforts to bring those responsible into custody and seek criminal prosecution,” the department wrote on X.

A security guard was sprayed with Mace, pepper spray, or bear spray, according to police.

“The LAPD will exhaust all efforts to bring those responsible into custody and seek criminal prosecution,” police said.

“What happened today at the Nordstrom in the Topanga Mall is absolutely unacceptable. Those who committed these acts and acts like it in neighboring areas must be held accountable. The Los Angeles Police Department will continue to work to not only find those responsible for this incident but to prevent these attacks on retailers from happening in the future,” Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass said in a statement.

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