$178K of Leica gear robbed from a camera store in San Francisco!

San Francisco Leica Store Robbery
(Image credit: ABC7 News)

We reported a few weeks back on how robbers targeted a photographer in San Francisco, California, in an attempt to steal their expensive gear. 

Most notably, these robberies have occurred outside in broad daylight at the Palace of Fine Arts, a hot spot for this criminal activity and a fly trap for photographers shooting there, with two incidents even occurring on the same day.

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.