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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    • 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

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    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….




      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.

    • Ricardo N Stephan 4 life

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

    • 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.

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