Looters break into Watches of Switzerland in New York


Watches of Switzerland’s first New York showroom has been looted overnight.

Chanel’s boutique and an Apple Store were also among high end outlets targeted by the crowd.


Video posted on Twitter shows the Watches of Switzerland showroom on Green Street lit up and with its front door open as dozens of looters swarming in and out.

They do not appear to have stolen any watches, which will have been securely stored during the lock down.

Watches of Switzerland have not yet responded to a request for information and it is not known whether anybody has been injured during the raid.

In the New York Post, a store’s spokesman was quoted saying “no watches of any kind were stolen, as there weren’t any on display in the store. There were simply windows broken and some vitrines smashed.”


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  1. Race rioters? Watch the video, every race, ethnicity and gender is represented.

    Your post is doing nothing but furthering the racial divide. You are a great journalist Rob, you should know better than this.

  2. The store was broken into around 1 a.m. on Monday, June 1. The video shows several people entering and exiting the store. It’s unclear if anyone who robbed the store has been arrested.


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