Apple's Temecula Retail Store Reportedly Smashed by Car, Merchandise Stolen

Thursday September 6, 2012 9:40 AM PDT by Eric Slivka
Apple's Promenade Temecula retail store in Temecula, California was reportedly hit by smash-and-grab robbers last night. According to reports, the robbers used a car to obliterate the entire front glass and security grating of the store before making off with an undetermined amount of merchandise.


As photos of the store show, the car penetrated far enough into the store that several product display tables were moved and or significantly damaged.


The store is obviously closed today, and Apple has yet to announce when it will reopen.

(Thanks for the photos, Chris!)

Update: Tech-SHIZZLE has additional photos from the scene.

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28 months ago

Steve would never have allowed this


I sure miss the down button
Rating: 64 Votes
28 months ago
They should use Gorilla Glass next time.
Rating: 52 Votes
28 months ago
Idiots! The iPhone 5 isn't even out yet!
Rating: 39 Votes
28 months ago
Steve would never have allowed this
Rating: 39 Votes
28 months ago
Surely they intended to use the Apple Store app to complete their transaction, but were distracted by the damage to their car.
Rating: 39 Votes
28 months ago

Steve would never have allowed this


Getting old now no?
Rating: 37 Votes
28 months ago
There's obviously a glitch with Apple Maps turn by turn navigation.
Rating: 37 Votes
28 months ago

iTheifs


Yes, but no iWitnesses.
Rating: 34 Votes
28 months ago
Closed? I see it wide open :p
Rating: 32 Votes
28 months ago
Store pickup reinvented
Rating: 12 Votes

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