PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - A third flash mob theft in a one-month span in Portland left a mess behind at a convenience store Friday.
Surveillance video showed unwelcome visitors enter the Max Mart and
Deli in the 12000 block of East Burnside in Portland late Friday night.
Store manager Prakash Thapa said about 15 to 20 teenagers ransacked the store and stole multiple items.
"Some of them went toward the beer cooler, some went toward the candy
section and some of them headed for the milk cooler," Thapa said.
Portland police said a man and woman joined store workers in trying
to get the teenagers to leave, and at one point, the man threw groceries
at the mob. Several fights broke out, according to police.
Thapa said his two employees tried to stand their ground.
"The gas attendant comes in and tries to sort it out and they tried
to hit him, too, and he
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