$16,000 worth of DJI drones stolen from DJI Store in NYC

Surveillance footage released today shows how $16,000 worth of DJI drones was stolen from the on Times Square in NYC last Saturday.

$16,000 worth of DJI drones stolen

In a matter of seconds, thieves steal $16,000 worth of DJI drones from the DJI Store in NYC. In surveillance footage published by the NY Post, a pack of men can be seen breaking into the drone store on Times Square.

The DJI Store is located on Broadway near West 52nd Street in Midtown. According to the NYPD, the break-in occurred around 11:25 p.m. on Saturday. New York City has seen a lot of looting over the last days as thieves are taking advantage of the social unrest and protests that are taking place in the city.

$16,000 Worth Of Dji Drones Stolen From Dji Store In Nyc 1

Five men force their way into the DJI Store by breaking through the glass front door. The video shows them shoving through the door until it breaks and crashes to the ground. The thieves race inside and in a matter of seconds, they grab a number of drones that were on display.

As of Thursday, the thieves remain at large.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of DroneXL.co, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and EVXL.co, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ dronexl.co or @hayekesteloo.

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One comment

  1. Can’t fly a Display Drone w/o a Controller. Also, these thieves will never be able to communicate w/DJI as they keeps info. on each Ser. N0. Good thing they didn’t go in back where the entire package as we get ours,Nice packaging..

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