Flash Mob Blamed For Maryland Convenience Store Heist

Authorities say a flash mob organized online descended on a Maryland 7-Eleven and robbed it in less than a minute. At least 28 youths are accused of bombarding the store, cleaning the shelves and leaving en masse without paying a visit to the cash register.

CNN reports investigators suspect the group was organized online, even though it can’t confirm the suspicion. Montgomery County police are attempting to identify those involved by posting the surveillance video shown in this news report:

As we reported last week, flash mobs have also been accused of raising hell in Philadelphia, as well as other places around the country.

‘Flash mob’ robs Maryland 7-Eleven in less than a minute, police say [CNN via Newsvine]