Leica Camera revielled today on their blog that their camera store was broken into and robbed. Thieves smashed glass cabinets and stole plenty of gear. We hope the culprits are caught and and are dished out some good ol’ Russian discipline. Below is a google translation from their website.
Today, July 9 at 3:00 am, two masked men in scrap metal shutters raskurochili, kicked the glass door with a sledgehammer and broke into the shop Leica on Leninsky Prospekt. After breaking all the windows, they stole part of the technique, which was in the store. Thieves coped for fifteen minutes. When the posse arrived, the scene was empty. Since video showed.
At 10 am, as usual, came to work our guys. They could not believe my eyes. Until now, the whole team comes into a state of shock. The ease with which you can destroy that with love and labor to create all these years.
Dear friends, we believe that people are capable of such will be punished. We would like to ask you for the support in such a difficult moment for us. Be careful when buying a camera, and check serial numbers. If they match with the following, please tell us about it.
You can view the photos and the rest of the article here.