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Looters Target Macy's, Kay Jewelers Downtown Amid George Floyd Protests

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Looters targeted downtown stores amid protests in the death of George Floyd Saturday night, including Kay Jewelers and the Macy's flagship store.

The Macy's display windows were ransacked. People were rummaging though the main level stealing whatever they could find. Looters remained inside hours after the curfew was imposed at 9 p.m. Display shelves on the first floor were empty. Dave Savini found a suitcase left behind. Inside was filled with candy, booze and cigarettes.

Twitter user Nicholas Kania showed people inside a smashed window at the Kay Jewelers at the Palmer House Hilton, and running out to the sound of broken glass when someone repeatedly yelled, "Get out of there!"

Meanwhile, CBS 2's Jermont Terry witnessed looters entering the Macy's flagship at 111 N. State St. on Facebook Live.

Looting at Macy's on state street.

Posted by Jermont Terry on Saturday, May 30, 2020

CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reported people were seen taking off with bags and other merchandise.

Looters also targeted the Blackhawks store on Michigan Avenue and stole Blackhawks gear, CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reported.

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