It’s no secret that the cost of everything has skyrocketed.
Anecdotally, a delicious, 1-pound piece of ribeye costs about 50% more than it used to. For Americans like me, who are used to buying their food in reasonable prices and quantities, this has not been a pleasant experience.
Based on News about witnesses, a handful of unidentified assailants in Oxford, Connecticut were seen loading carts, walking out of the store without paying for the items, and loading the carts. SUV, allegedly stolen.
You can watch a video of the crime below. It is purely bonders:
MIXING ON CAMERA: Many people are seen walking out of a #Oxford grocery store yesterday morning with carts full of items they didn’t pay for… Police details -> https://t.co/tfNcZLgwZC pic.twitter.com/CKlsdfMCNY
– WFSB Channel 3 (@WFSBnews) November 10, 2021
Police was not called until about ten minutes after the video was taken. Thus, the suspects were able to escape.
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“If 911 is contacted in time, police officers will be able to attempt to intercept those involved. We would like to remind people to be vigilant and not associate with people like this when crime is happening,” the local police department said in a press release.
The public’s reaction to such brazen theft can be summed up as anger and frustration, but not surprisingly:
No disc? Dozens of gallons of laundry detergent? This is not someone stealing dinner for their family; This is organized criminal activity.
– Jason D Weinstein (@JasonDWeinstein) November 10, 2021
If this continues, the stores will eventually close and move elsewhere. They are a business, why would a business choose to continue operating in a permitted field? Then people will complain that they are in a grocery desert.
– David (@DaveTexasTech) November 12, 2021
A sign of the times… unfortunately but this is hyperinflation going on. Even change the HONEST PERSON!
– Uncle Fester (@ UncleFe01509011) November 10, 2021
Some Twitter users have connected the thefts to some Democratic Party policies:
Biden of America
– nichols (@ bradynichols85) November 10, 2021
Beat the police!! 🤡
– themikedrop (@notacrankychef) November 10, 2021
If Biden Manager If we ignore inflation, incidents like this will only continue. Types of precarious economic positions doesn’t happen in the US, and the bad guys will do whatever it takes to exploit the situation.
Hopefully the supply chain will recover soon. Otherwise, we would have empty shelves for a completely different reason.
https://www.westernjournal.com/bidens-america-buy-inflated-goods-can-loot-store-broad-daylight/ | Why buy inflatable merchandise when you can rob a store in broad daylight?