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Thieves Make Off With $11,000 In Bras From Palo Alto Victoria’s Secret

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A model presents lingerie at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show . (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

A model presents lingerie at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show . (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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PALO ALTO (CBS SF) – Shoplifters played a major trick on Victoria’s Secret clerks this Halloween, robbing the Stanford Shopping Center store of 180 bras, according to Palo Alto Weekly.

Police told the paper that a team of thieves entered the mall store off of El Camino Real Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m. and began opening storage drawers beneath display racks.

Store operators told police that the lingerie shop was busy at the time, and the theft was not immediately noticed. As a result, police do not yet have any suspect description, and are not certain of the number of thieves involved.

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Employees told CBS 5 thieves also struck last Friday and stole $7,000 worth of bras at the front of the store before making a quick exit.

A spokesperson for Victoria’s Secret said the company had not heard of major thefts at other stores nationwide.

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