As Hurricane Irma begins to make landfall on the southern part of the Florida peninsula, looters don’t appear to be wasting any time in going after the items they want.
— WPLG Local 10 News (@WPLGLocal10) September 10, 2017
And here’s video of more looting.
— Sanela Sabovic (@SabovicSanela) September 10, 2017
The Broward County Sheriff wasted no time in issuing a warning to the perpetrators.
ATTENTION LOOTERS; Every incident will be investigated. Evidence collected will be used to pursue charges after the fact. #HurrcaneIrma
— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) September 10, 2017
Sad that on a day when many lives and property are being threatened by a major storm, first responders have to take valuable time to address this kind of lawlessness.