HAYWARD, Calif. (KRON) – Bay Place law enforcement responded to a different smash and get on Sunday night — This time at the Southland Mall in Hayward.

Police say about 9 individuals smashed the glass instances at Sam’s Jewelers, stealing what they could.

The police section acquired the call just ahead of 5:30 pm Sunday. The robbers ended up caught on movie stealing from Sam’s Jewelers when the shopping mall was even now open with customers all around.

In seconds, the group in hooded sweatshirts employed hammers to smash open the screen instances at Sam’s Jewelers. 

According to Hayward police, 9 suspects received absent with the loot, leaving Southland Shopping mall in two vehicles. No arrests have been produced.

The smash and grab transpired at the specific time Kathy Weaver had planned on carrying out her browsing Sunday.

“I’m just so glad I wasn’t listed here simply because I was likely to occur listed here yesterday and it is terrible, it is dreadful I really do not know what I would do,” Weaver claimed.

Weaver life just walking distance from the shopping mall and visits generally.

On Monday, Sam’s Jewelers was shut for the working day. The show situations were being shattered.

“Makes me not want to appear to the shopping mall any longer. It’s as well scary. What if I experienced been in the way and they knocked me about,” Weaver explained.

Hayward Law enforcement say that the jewelry shop was the only shop in the mall that was targeted. They’re doing work to decide if it was connected to other smash and grabs that occurred in the Bay Spot in excess of the weekend. 

A crime becoming a lot more prevalent, triggering purchasers like Weaver to problem how risk-free getaway browsing is this yr.

“I really do not know how they can quit it, I seriously really do not know how. If you do not know who’s doing it and you can’t end a entire group of folks, I necessarily mean you really don’t want to use weapons in a mall,” Weaver mentioned.

This incident took place about an hour just before robbers hit the higher-finish athletic apparel store, Lululemon, in San Jose all over 6:30 p.m.

On Saturday night, law enforcement say about 80 people stormed the Walnut Creek Nordstroms. A few workers ended up assaulted and thieves manufactured off with thousands of bucks in things.

Authorities say a few individuals ended up arrested in this incident.

On Friday, witnesses filmed the moment burglars ran from the Union Sq. Louis Vuitton in San Francisco.

Some ended up found receiving into a vehicle when officers surrounded the vehicle and begun smashing the home windows.

In a matter of 4 hours, law enforcement responded to various burglary calls in Union Sq. and bordering regions.

The San Francisco law enforcement chief said folks burglarized and vandalized ten higher-end stores. Six adult men and two women of all ages were arrested.

As a final result, town officials said they will be restricting car or truck site visitors by way of Union Sq..