San Francisco: A string of drugstores close after shoplifters strip the shelves bare

San Francisco: A string of drugstores close after shoplifters strip the shelves bare
Thanks for visiting Walgreens. Come again. (Image: WPVI screen grab)

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You’ll be shocked to learn there are some serious problems in San Francisco with petty crime. This week the San Francisco Chronicle reported on the seventh Walgreens drug store to announce it is closing in the city since last year. The problem is a wave of shoplifting from retail locations that can add up to millions of dollars in lost merchandise:

The drugstore, which serves many older people who live in the Opera Plaza area, is the seventh Walgreens to close in the city since 2019.

“All of us knew it was coming. Whenever we go in there, they always have problems with shoplifters,” said longtime customer Sebastian Luke, who … is a frequent customer who has been posting photos of the thefts for months. The other day, Luke photographed a man casually clearing a couple of shelves and placing the goods into a backpack. …

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