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Moment employees of family-owned jewelry store in CA stop robbery after spate of armed thefts

A Huntington Beach, California, assault team attempting to rob a family-owned jewelry store on Sunday was repelled in a flurry of punches and kicks by the children of the owners and store employees, which were recorded on security footage. while driving the vehicle. empty-handed store looters.

The wild video begins with a man dressed in a black hoodie and mask entering the Princess Bride Diamonds jewelry store in the Bella Terra shopping mall.

The thief instantly smashed the front display case with a hammer. Three other bandits charged behind him with backpacks that they presumably hoped to fill with ill-gotten jewelry.

Huntington Beach, a quaint surf town in Orange County 35 miles south of Los Angeles, has not been immune to the trickle-down effect of the big city crime wave.

Burglaries in Los Angeles have soared nearly 20% compared to a similar period last year.

Trans and Lisa Baca founded Princess Bride Diamonds in 1984 with an emphasis on custom designed engagement rings that fit their clients’ budgets.

His son, Dallas Baca, who was working when the robbers attacked. He said he saw his reflection out of the corner of his eye as they raided the store.

Baca ran out of the back room, the video shows, and punched one of the robbers in the face, doubling over the robber and knocking him down.

The counterwoman Lily Ochoa arrived He came out from around the smashed display case and shoved another of the bandits before repeatedly kicking the downed thug in the stomach.

Trans and Lisa Baca founded Princess Bride Diamonds in 1984 with an emphasis on custom-made engagement rings.

Trans and Lisa Baca founded Princess Bride Diamonds in 1984 with an emphasis on custom-made engagement rings.

Dallas Baca, the son of Princess Bride Diamond jewelry owners, Trans and Lisa Baca, fought off a smash-and-grab team

Sarah Baca, the daughter of Princess Bride Diamond Trans jewelry store owners and Lisa Baca, threw a chair at the robbery team.

Dallas Baca, left, and Sarah Baca, right, battled four masked bandits with hammers who tried to break into and steal jewelry from their parents’ Huntington Beach jewelry box, Princess Bride Diamonds.

Employees of Princess Bride Diamond, including the children of the store owners, battled a smash-and-grab team on Sunday.

Employees of Princess Bride Diamond, including the children of the store owners, battled a smash-and-grab team on Sunday.

The bandits entered the store with hammers and backpacks, hoping to fill their bags with stolen jewelry.

The bandits entered the store with hammers and backpacks, hoping to fill their bags with stolen jewelry.

The owners' children, Dallas and Sarah Baca, repelled the bandits, forcing them to flee after a series of punches and kicks.

The owners’ children, Dallas and Sarah Baca, repelled the bandits, forcing them to flee after a series of punches and kicks.

Lily Ochoa can be seen repeatedly kicking one of the robbers after he was slammed to the ground.

Lily Ochoa can be seen repeatedly kicking one of the robbers after he was slammed to the ground.

The two store employees then ganged up on another one of the thieves, beating him on the face and body and sending him fleeing the store.

Sister Sarah Baca then ran out of the back of the store with a chair, smashing it into the back of another robber who tried to re-enter.

“I was looking for something big and heavy to hit them with and the stool was right there so I ran over and grabbed the stool and hit the guy in the head with the stool as hard as I could,” he said. nbc news.

One of the masked marauders hit Sarah Baca in the head with a hammer, but she barely flinched.

“At some point while I was fighting them, one of them hit me in the head with a hammer, on the side of my left temple, but I didn’t even realize it until they left because there was so much adrenaline going on,” Sara said. Roof KTLA.

The brother and sister finally send the team out of the store and close the doors behind them.

“I didn’t think too much about it, I just reacted,” Dallas Baca said. nbc news. “I feel like you never think it’s going to happen to you, but you always know it’s a possibility, in the back of your mind.”

Customers applauded the workers’ tenacity in fighting the thieves.

‘It’s great to see them fight back. That was amazing!’ David Clark said CBS News Los Angeles. The one who bought his engagement ring for his fiancée Audrey Tate at the store.

“We live across the street and David got our engagement ring here, so we care a lot about the staff,” Tate said. “We are sad to see what happened.”

The Huntington Police Department said no one was seriously injured in the melee and they are investigating the attempted robbery. No arrests have been reported.

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The shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. on the sand just south of the Huntington Beach Pier and near the road.

The shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. on the sand just south of the Huntington Beach Pier and near the road.

A surf dog grabs his surfboard as dogs and owners make their way to catch waves at the annual Surf City Surf Dog event in Huntington Beach

A surf dog grabs his surfboard as dogs and owners make their way to catch waves at the annual Surf City Surf Dog event in Huntington Beach

Last September, police shot and killed a gunman at close range after he refused to drop his gun during the US Open of Surfing competition.

The Los Angeles Police Department has identified 17 separate “follow home” teams that are targeting wealthy business districts and enclaves for violent carjackings and watch thefts.

There have been 221 such assaults since last November, when police created an 18-person task force to tackle the phenomenon.

Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer has taken a different approach to Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon’s “alarm clock” crime.

His re-election slogan has been ‘No LA in OC’.

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