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A group stormed the Apple store in Natick and stole 19 iPhones

Seven people stormed an Apple store in Natick, cut the security cords of 19 iPhones, and made off with the pricey smartphones on Wednesday evening, police said.

The group, made up of both males and females, were wearing hoodies and hats to hide their faces as they entered the Natick Mall, police said. They walked straight to the Apple store and swarmed around the iPhone display.

“In orchestrated fashion these individuals cut the security cords and exited the store with 19 phones,” Natick police officials wrote in an online statement. “The group fled easterly on foot and despite an extensive search was not located.”


The iPhones they stole were worth more than $13,000, police said.

A similar incident happened at the Apple store at the Derby Street Shoppes in Hingham in September, where about a dozen teenagers rushed the store and stole 22 phones.

Natick police said the two incidents might be connected.

Anyone with any information can call the police department at 508-647-9520.