Man steals 19 phones from an Apple store

Mashable reports that, The man gained access to Apples phone repairs room by dressing exactly like Apple employees.The suspect was wearing a blue shirt that looked similar enough to actual employees that he blended in.He took the phones right out of a drawer in the store’s repair room before passing them to an accomplice who reportedly hid the phones under his shirt.

It is reported that, thieves used a similar method earlier this year when hitting another New York City Apple store — twice — to steal several dozen iPhones. (There’s no indication the two are connected as of yet.) .That location, on the Upper West Side, was known as a training location for workers so new faces wouldn’t raise questions.

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