Los Angeles Shopping Mall Installs Coil Fence to Fend Off Looters

(Eric Lendrum, American Greatness) A famous open-air mall in Los Angeles has been forced to install massive coil fencing that strongly resembles barbed-wire around its property, after falling victim to sudden and highly-coordinated waves of looting attacks in recent weeks, as reported by CNN.

The Grove was attacked late in the night on November 22nd, when a group of up to 20 looters suddenly broke into the complex’s Nordstrom and used heavy weapons, including sledgehammers and e-bikes, to smash windows containing expensive merchandise.

Up to $5,000 worth of property was stolen, and over $15,000 worth of damage was caused to the store; most of the culprits disappeared into the night just as quickly as they had appeared.

In preparation for the coming [days] leading up to Christmas, the Grove will now have the fencing put in place every night after closing, and removed before reopening in the morning.

“The coil wire is a reasonably new technology in retail crime prevention,” said Mike Lamb, former vice president of asset protection and safety at Walmart and Home Depot.

“It looks like it’s designed to not cause injury, but can tangle a person in it and slow down someone who is trying to get away quickly.”

The attack on the Grove was one of many in recent weeks since Thanksgiving, where mobs of masked looters attack high-end stores and malls late at night, steal as much merchandise as possible, and flee in seemingly coordinated wave attacks.

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