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In the latest viral video showing just how bad San Francisco’s crime problem has become, a clip making the rounds on social media this week shows hundreds of cosmetic and toiletry items in a bay area Target placed under lock and key, including low-dollar products like shampoo and mouthwash. Yet as Target and other retailers struggle to combat a rising epidemic of brazen broad-daylight thefts – and many simply leave the city entirely – San Francisco’s far-left Mayor London Breed has incredibly suggested that the city’s crime problem isn’t all that bad.
The Target clip highlights just how desperate many stores have become amid a crippling surge in theft. The National Retail Federation’s 2022 retail security survey ranked San Francisco as the second-most hard-hit metropolitan area by theft in 2020 and 2021, only behind …
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