Shortly after purchasing 300 iPhone 13 units from the Apple Fifth Avenue store in NY, a man was robbed.
The 27-year-old victim who runs a small retail business bought 300 iPhones from the Apple flagship store around 1:00 am in the morning because it is a 24-hour store, as he usually did. As he was leaving the outlet with three large bags containing 300 iPhones, he was physically attacked by two men.
Robbers get away with 125 iPhones
According to Audacy, when the victim was walking to his car, two robbers pulled up alongside his vehicle and demanded the bags. The victim put up a fight and got punched in the nose during the struggle. Unfortunately, the robbers managed to snatch a bag from him and got away with $95,000 worth of iPhones.
The NYPD has not yet released the description of the suspects or their vehicle but the investigation is underway. Luckily, the victim was not severely injured and refused medical attention said police.
It is not safe to purchase at 1:00 a.m. It is too early to say whether the victim was targeted based on his past purchases, Apple’s Fifth Avenue is open 24 hours a day, allowing early morning purchases, or the perpetrators randomly attacked him at the time of Apple’s black Friday promotion.
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