Thieves Plow Into Mag Mile Louis Vuitton Store In Smash-&-Grab Burglary
By Stephen Gossett in News on Apr 24, 2017 3:21PM
Police are looking for at least five suspects after a a group of thieves crashed into an upscale retailer on the tony Magnificent Mile shopping corridor and made off with merchandise early Monday, according to police and reports.
After hitting a vehicle on northbound Michigan Avenue, a dark-colored sedan repeatedly drove into the revolving doors of a store in the 900 block of the avenue at around 12:02 a.m., police said. The store was the Louis Vuitton shop, according to reports. Five men hopped out of the car and took several items from the store before taking off in a dark-colored SUV, police said.
A witness told ABC7 that the vehicle in which he was traveling was plowed into after thieves had already driven into the Louis Vuitton doors. "We got stopped at a red light and a BMW just smashed us from the side. They had smashed into the Louis Vuitton store already and we saw a whole bunch of people get out of the car...," Nick, the witness, told ABC7.
Police do not have anyone in custody as of Monday morning. No injuries were reported.
You can see the aftermath of the crash below.