In Chelsea, New York; it's incredibly rare that crime overwhelms the community at all considering Police and security are located at every corner.
It's unusual for robberies or thefts to occur in this district because it's considered a high class shopping area that's some of the most secure grounds in the entire region.
However that wasn't the case recently when a man walked into the Apple Store on 14th Street near 9th Avenue; and was somehow able to plan out a massive heist.
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Law enforcement say that the man not only walked in and convinced the management at the store that he was a messenger there for a pickup of devices, but walked out with over $58,000.00 worth of Apple products.
That's right, he actually tricked the staff into giving him nearly sixty grand worth of merchandise and simply vanished.
Police say that the man fled from the scene in a white Ford van and they're actively seeking information in the case to identify him.
It's believed that he was wearing a blue shirt, black shoes, camouflage jeans, African-American, 45 to 50 in age, around 5’10” tall, and weighing approximately 195lbs.
If you have any information as to his whereabouts you're urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS.
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