Looters raid Fort Lauderdale store during hurricane

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (CNN) — Despite punishing winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Irma, there have been several reports of looting from around Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

WPLG television crews caught a group breaking into a sportswear store. A group also reportedly looted a Footlocker store in the same area.

South Florida police vowed to monitor the streets to prevent looting, but winds were so unsafe, it's not known if units were on patrol at that time.