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Another 'smash and grab' hits Portland Apple reseller


One sign of the continuing popularity of Apple's product line is the fact that some people will go to extraordinary (and illegal) measures to procure the products. That image at right? It's from a security camera video showing a full-size gray pickup truck with a diamond-plate toolbox in the back backing through the front wall of a store.

TUAW has published a number of stories throughout 2010 talking about various burglaries, robberies, and "smash and grabs" targeting Apple Stores and other resellers. The victim this weekend was Portland, Oregon-based MacPac, which has been hit by destructive drive-through theft five other times.

As reported by Portland TV station KGW, MacPac owner Randy Feldman and his staff had just finished renovating the displays in the store last Wednesday. The criminals got off with display MacBooks, iPads, and desktop machines, but Feldman says his main concern might be "losing an insurance company."

[via MacObserver]

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