Surveillance cameras captured a burglary taking place at BASA, the cannabis dispensary on Grove Street in San Francisco last week.
“I was angry when I saw the footage,” said Anisa Alazraie, her father owns the dispensary.
The burglary is upsetting enough — but this is the fifth burglary at their business and Alazraie said it’s the police response — or lack thereof — that angers them even more.
“I was like, ‘why aren’t people responding, why aren’t police working hard to keep our business safe? To keep our streets safe? To deter or intervene when a crime is in progress?’” she said.
On Nov. 16 at 5:37 a.m., video shows the first suspect exit the dispensary with a bag in hand, then get into the suspected getaway car.
NBC Bay Area’s Raj Mathai spoke to Audrey Asistio, who takes a closer look at San Francisco’s dispensary theft that was caught on camera.
About two minutes later, another suspect runs out of the building.
Within 10 seconds, video shows a police car using its spotlight — likely to alert the suspects that they see them.
It seems the suspects get nervous — dropping stolen products on the ground before