Looters break into south St. Louis shoe store overnight

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Looters broke into a south St. Louis shoe store overnight.  Police say shortly before 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, the Shoe Carnival located on Bamberger Avenue near Grand at Gravois was damaged. Ten to 15 cars with nearly 30 people pulled up, broke into the store and stole multiple pairs of shoes.

The suspects also attempted to rob  a nearby Radio Shack but were scared off by a security guard. The front window at that store is partially broken.

Investigators think this is related to the events in Ferguson.

No arrests have been made.

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37 comments

    • Northern NewYork

      The business owners have every right to flee: This is the thanks they get from their customers? I have heard that one of the biggest gripes from African Americans is the fact that there are no grocery stores in urban neighborhoods, WELL GET A CLUE for crying out loud. Good luck trying to attract businesses to move to your area, it just won’t happen.

  • The truth

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    The “New Century Foundation” studies Federal crime reports, and found significant differences in crime ratio between races, verified by the FBI’s NCVS, National Crime Victimization Survey, and The Department of Justice’s UCR, Uniform Crime Reports, FBI Communication’s Division, 304-625-4995.

    They state emphatically that the Judicial System is not biased against minorities.

    Blacks are seven times more likely than people of other races to commit murder, and eight times more likely to commit robbery.

    Blacks are three times more likely to use a hand gun, and twice more likely to use a knife.

    Hispanics commit three times more violent crimes than whites, but the statistics are nebulous because sometimes they are classified as white, so it could be far higher.

    The best indicator of violent crime levels in an area is the percent of the population that is black and Hispanic.

    Blacks are 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime against whites then vice versa, and 136 times more likely to commit a robbery.

    Forty-five percent of black crime is against whites, 43 against other blacks, and 10 percent against Hispanic.

    Blacks are seven times more likely to go to prison, Hispanics three times, and the reason is clear, because from 1980 to 2003 the US incarceration rate has tripled….

  • RONDOG

    JUST WAIT FOR THE “TRUTH” TO COME OUT PEOPLE……………… THE “TRUTH!” NO ONE EVER SEE’S ANYTHING AROUND HERE, AND NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN (EVERYONE SAW EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!!!!!) THE FBI WILL GIVE US THE TRUTH………….

    • Ricardo N Stephan 4 life

      yoru whitenss gives u grief and causes u anger. learn to give it up and releaize your blackness roots

    • RESPECT & COMMON SENSE

      I find it interesting that some always play the victim but seem to skip over how they act. I have never heard anyone of them mention the scuffle that happened in the car. Sorry, but if you are not doing anything wrong then you shouldn’t have issues with the authority. That is not an everyday issue for most people. If how he acted is anything like what the people did at the gas station did then my guess would be he was being disrespectful & not cooperating. Cops put their lives on the line everyday and have to make quick decisions. Maybe he felt threatened from whatever happened previously. Yes, any other time nobody seen nothing LOL now everyone saw?! I was not the least bit surprised when the news said the 20 people convicted of the burning were all known criminals, NOT SURPRISED! What they did had nothing to do with the death of that boy, just an excuse to act like animals! Stop looting & protesting and go to work! Get a job. You will not get a conviction any sooner from standing outside of a police dept. Get a clue!

      • rose

        RESPECT & C S, You are telling these idiots to get a clue, useless. They have no clue as to where they have been, where they are now, nor where they are going.

      • Karla

        I wasn’t there and were all the people that are crying racism. How can people come a conclusion like that, when they weren’t there? I would hate to be on trial and have them on the jury, they would probably skip the trial and take me out and hang me.
        Let’s wait to hear the facts before you take someone out and execute them.

    • rose

      ERIC, They won’t steal work boots, they don’t know anyone to sell them to and they will never have any use for them.

  • RONDOG

    WHEN YOU ARE BURNING DOWN OUR STORES, AND BREAKING INTO OUR STORES IT AFFECTS EVERYONE, WHITE, BLACK, MEXICAN, ETC……………………. I DON’T REALLY CARE WHAT COLOR YOU ARE, THIS JUST NEEDS TO STOP AND LET THE SYSTEM FIGURE IT OUT. (NO ONE REALLY KNOWS WHAT HAPPENED YET)

  • The truth

    Your comment is awaiting moderation.

    The “New Century Foundation” studies Federal crime reports, and found significant differences in crime ratio between races, verified by the FBI’s NCVS, National Crime Victimization Survey, and The Department of Justice’s UCR, Uniform Crime Reports, FBI Communication’s Division, 304-625-4995.

    They state emphatically that the Judicial System is not biased against minorities.

    Blacks are seven times more likely than people of other races to commit murder, and eight times more likely to commit robbery.

    Blacks are three times more likely to use a hand gun, and twice more likely to use a knife.

    Hispanics commit three times more violent crimes than whites, but the statistics are nebulous because sometimes they are classified as white, so it could be far higher.

    The best indicator of violent crime levels in an area is the percent of the population that is black and Hispanic.

    Blacks are 39 times more likely to commit a violent crime against whites then vice versa, and 136 times more likely to commit a robbery.

    Forty-five percent of black crime is against whites, 43 against other blacks, and 10 percent against Hispanic.

    Blacks are seven times more likely to go to prison, Hispanics three times, and the reason is clear, because from 1980 to 2003 the US incarceration rate has tripled….

  • ByeBye2TheMilitantRight

    Quote: “….you need to educate urself and at least get u to a 3.0 average in high school such as myself. this is creating a african nation of strong indidpendent afican men.”

    Wow, Ricardo – pretty much says it all. Sorry, you got a long way to go toward a nation of “strong indidpendent afican men” if that’s an example of your “3.0 average” in high school. Okay, now it’s time to start your second year of high school! LOL

  • Karla

    I totally agree with what you said about using this as an excuse to loot. In my opinion these people are totally disrespecting this young man senseless death.

  • Kelis Bayle

    What’s funny about this comment is it shows how uneducated you really are. If you researched the statistics on social services you will see that white people “are the burden” to your society. Lastly, when it comes to accomplishments black women are statistically becoming the most educated. I’m also very disappointed at the media that’s associating this to the injustice of an unarmed black teen. It’s the comments like the ones above that makes this a racism issue.

  • rose

    STEVEN S, And you already know why Africa is a not a great society, because it ‘s leadership is Black. The reason they are so lazy and want everything handed to them is because their is no body telling them what to do every minute of every day. With their IQ level, they need a strict structured environment, which means they need to be told what to do because they don’t know what to do without being told, just like a small child.

  • Jim Jones

    People who point out their smarts are usually douch-bags. but, in this case, how can you go wrong? douchbiggimtry is not under the microscope. or is it?

  • Steven Sweeney

    Statistically? HAHA Then why is black unemployment ALWAYS double white or hispanic unemployment? Your “education” must be Normandy strong, because your argument is WEAK!

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