Looters hit multiple stores in East Bay as unrest intensifies in Bay Area

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Monday, June 1, 2020
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In San Francisco Sunday night, approximately 80 arrests were made in the Market Street, the South-of-Market and Union Square areas for violations of the curfew order or for looting.

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- Curfews around the Bay Area went into effect Sunday night after looters wreaked havoc at several shopping centers.

Looting was caught on video at the Bayfair mall in San Leandro around 8:45 p.m. Dozens of people could be seen storming into the Designer Shoe Warehouse and the Ulta Beauty location next door. Looters were going in and out for several minutes before officers arrived.

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Some of the initial looting we saw started just before 6 p.m. in Walnut Creek.

SKY7 was up above when a group of looters turned on one another and began fighting over clothes.

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SKY7 caught looters fighting over clothes and police entering a Target store that was broken into in Walnut Creek Sunday night.

The Target store on Main Street near Ygnacio Valley Road and the Macy's store on Broadway Plaza were also hit by looters. We were there as officers arrived and made their way into the store through the broken glass.

Just after 6:30 p.m. reports of looting came in at the Best Buy in Pleasant Hill. When ABC7 arrived you could see the heavy police presence.

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In Oakland we saw at least one person get arrested. Just past 7 p.m. about a dozen people stormed out of the Shoe Palace location with items in hand. Some packing their cars and hitting the road. Most got away but our cameras caught that one individual on his knees with his hands up.