Mob hits business in Larkspur; $ 250,000 in damages, lost property – Marin Independent Journal

A mob of thieves smashed the window to break into a Larkspur business on Sunday evening, resulting in $ 250,000 in damage and loss of goods in a crime similar to those occurring in the Bay Area, the Bay Area said. police.

A private security guard employed by The RealReal at the Marin Country Mart shopping center called police around 9:15 p.m. to report the incident involving around 40 suspects, Marin Central Police reported on Wednesday.

Police said officers arrived at the scene in about two and a half minutes, but the suspects had already fled.

Later that night, Palo Alto police reported an attempted break-in from a window at that city’s RealReal store, Central Marin police said. Two suspects have been arrested in this case. Palo Alto police also recovered property believed to have come from the Larkspur burglary earlier that night. Palo Alto police have placed the two suspects in the Santa Clara County Main Jail.

Central Marin Police detectives were investigating the connection between the suspects and the Larkspur robbery.

Before Central Marin Police obtained the necessary evidence to apprehend the two suspects, the suspects were released from the Santa Clara County Jail. In response, Marin Central Police, with assistance from the Marin County Prosecutor’s Office, obtained arrest warrants against the two suspects.

Central Marin police are trying to apprehend the suspects. They said they would not identify the suspects until they were taken into custody.

With similar crimes occurring across the Bay Area in recent days, Central Marin police said they have stepped up patrols in retail areas.

The Marin Country Mart Shopping Center website describes The RealReal as “the world’s largest marketplace for authenticated and resale luxury goods, with over 24 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a secure and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items.