Dozens of looters break into AutoZone store in South Los Angeles, video shows

Dozens of looters break into AutoZone store in South Los Angeles, video shows

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) — An AutoZone store in South Los Angeles was looted by a large crowd overnight and it was all caught on video.

The incident happened around 4 a.m. Monday on Century Boulevard and Hoover Street. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, witnesses reported about 50 people breaking into the store.

Cellphone video from the scene shows the large group pulling back the security fencing in front of the store’s entrance before they shoved their way in. Others entered through a side entrance. Police say at least one person was seen breaking a window.

The footage captured the sound of tires screeching in the background, where a street takeover was taking place. It’s unclear if the two incidents are related.

Some of the individuals, some of whom appeared to be juveniles, were seen walking away with various car parts in their hands.

After officers responded to the store, a short chase ensued and at least one person was taken into custody for burglary after it came to an end in El Segundo.

It’s not clear how much was taken from the store, but video from the scene showed significant damage inside.

No injuries were reported.

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