$100,000 Louis Vuitton heist in Chicago, Thieves at large
Having a branded bag is the dreams of many, but most of us can’t afford to get one unless we starve for months.

Having a branded Louis Vuitton bag is the dream of many, but most of us can’t afford to get one unless we starve for months.

While some others would do whatever it takes to get their hands on the branded leather.

The Chicago Police is conducting a search for thieves who are involved in a that happened in broad daylight, a group entered a Louis Vuitton store located at Oakbrook Center and walked off with the branded goodies.

A total of 14 people are believed to be part of the heist, they took the opportunity to grab the luxury items from the store while the guard was on a break.

It was a snatch and grab from the store and the shoplifters managed to made off with Louis Vuitton merchandise worth around $100,000.

The timing could be planned but the plan was executed poorly, the vehicle numbers of the suspects were taken down and the Oak Brook Chief James Kruger said that detectives are closing in on the case.

The whole incident was caught on CCTV, all the suspects were wearing hoodies with a mask and they appear to be quite young.

Last month, a similar crime occurred in Chicago hitting another luxury store. The crime involved 6 people and they managed to ran off with over 150 bottles of branded cologne.

The Police is seeking those who have information on the crime to step forward and provide them with any information that might lead the Police into solving the case.

Oak Brook Police Department contact number: 6303687800

Penalties in Chicago

Retail theft is punishable under the law, for items valued at above $300, the crime is considered a Class 4 felony. They can each be jailed up to 3 years and fine $25,000.

Along with a criminal record if they are convicted.

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