Tag Archives: robbery

Man attempts to steal iPad chained to counter, leaves empty handed

iPads are hot commodities. As with most technology, the more popular the device, the more likely it is to be a target of theft. Unfortunately for some thieves, people are starting to get smarter and smarter about protecting their investments in technology. One person that can vouch for this is the robber seen in the image above, who attempted to steal an…

Vancouver Police on the lookout after robbery at Apple store, Oakridge Mall leaves 5 people needing medical attention

Apple stores seem to be the “in” targets for robberies these days. The most recent occurred at a store in Oakridge Mall, Vancouver. Police in the area are on the lookout for three suspects after they broke in to the store and let off bear mace spray, leaving 5 customers needing medical treatment on scene. After letting off the spray, they grabbed some…

Thiefs broke in to Microsoft’s campus and stole iPads

Thanks to 9to5Mac for pointing us towards an article in the Palo Alto based independent newspaper, Daily Post. According to the report from yesterday (Friday 4th Jan), thiefs broke in to the Mountain View Microsoft campus and got away with 5 iPads. “Two iPad 2s and two iPad 3s with a combined value of more than $3,000 were taken some time between Dec….

JFK worker arrested by FBI for iPad mini shipment robbery

We reported on Thursday that a shipment of 3600 iPad minis had been stolen from JFK airport. Now, the airport worker who had supposedly carried out the robbery has been arrested by the FBI. The alleged thief  managed to pull off a movie-style crime, and drove away from JFK with $2 million worth of iPad minis in tow. The suspect in question, Renel Rene…

Apple store in Leawood, Kansas subject to drive-in robbery

There’s been a running theme online in recent months, with quite a number of reports of cars being driven through the front window. The aim: smash and grab robbery. The thieves aim to get in and out quickly with some Apple branded merchandise as quickly as possible. The most recent victim was a retail store in Leawood, Kansas. The video above shows a…

Disgusting thief steals iPhone from a baby (Video)

The video may be grainy and low quality, but the crime committed is shocking. Watch as the man wearing the grey jacket takes an iPhone straight out of a 20-month old baby’s hands. “He’s followed me into that shop; to think he has targeted my daughter is disgusting. “Everyone is absolutely disgusted. Her dad was really angry and upset.” The…

Kenny The Clown caught using Steve Job’s iPad during routine

A child entertainer by the name of Kenny the Clown has been arrested in San Francisco after being caught in possession of an iPad stolen during the burglary of Steve Job’s home last month. Kenny the Clown… stolen iPads may be the least of this man’s problems… Kenneth Kahn had used the device to play a number of songs during his act, including…

Truck with Apple products robbed by M16 wielding gunmen

You know your company is popular when people start robbing trucks that are simply carrying the product. That’s what happened this morning in France. Two drivers of a truck carrying Apple products were robbed by several men armed with M16 assault rifles. The story comes out of Nowhereelse.fr and Leparisien.fr. Luckily no one was hurt, but the robbers have…