Hurricane Sandy: Looting Begins in New York City
As emergency services are already stretched to the breaking point in storm-ravaged New York City, reports of looting are now beginning to trickle in from neighborhoods throughout the city…(Con’t)
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Looters Hitting Sandy-Ravaged Stores in New York City
By REBECCA HARSHBARGER, FRANK ROSARIO and JOSH SAUL
Source: The New York Post
Created: October 31, 2012
Police arrested more than a dozen looters in the Rockaways and Coney Island, which had been evacuated, and stood guard outside ravaged stores at the South Street Seaport.
Superstorm Sandy swipers: New York homes and businesses hit by looters
New York home and business owners have yet another thing to worry about, just one day after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast. The city has been hit with looters hoping to cash in on pricey goods left inside abandoned buildings.
Police have arrested at least 13 people in connection with looting.
The stealing is not out of necessity – in fact, no acts of looting for food or water have been reported. Instead, the thieves are swiping clothes and electrical goods in New York’s hardest hit areas.
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