Smash-and-grab: Thieves crash car into Beverly Hills department store, take off before police arrive

Police in Beverly Hills are searching for thieves who they say crashed a car into a luxury department store in the latest smash-and-grab incident to hit the upscale city.

The suspects struck just before 5 a.m. Saturday, taking off with an unknown amount of merchandise from the Neiman Marcus on Wilshire Boulevard. Police responded within three minutes but the suspects were already gone.

“It’s very disappointing and it’s very frightening… the fact that the police department arrived in three minutes and they were already gone, and had a getaway car planned, it just seems organized on a very high level,” said Courtney Baillie. Read more at ABC7.