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

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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.

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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.

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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.

Top Rated Comments

taxiapple Avatar
109 months ago

Steve would never have allowed this


I sure miss the down button
Score: 64 Votes (Like | Disagree)
jeznav Avatar
109 months ago
They should use Gorilla Glass next time.
Score: 52 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GeekLawyer Avatar
109 months ago
Surely they intended to use the Apple Store app to complete their transaction, but were distracted by the damage to their car.
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WhoDaKat Avatar
109 months ago
Idiots! The iPhone 5 isn't even out yet!
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
chainprayer Avatar
109 months ago
Steve would never have allowed this
Score: 39 Votes (Like | Disagree)
killerrobot Avatar
109 months ago
There's obviously a glitch with Apple Maps turn by turn navigation.
Score: 37 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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