A very appalling scene has came out of the Houston flood situation. While police battle to save lives, these thugs steal televisions. The flood situation has already produced images of sadness, now this video causes a different kind of emotion.
The scene was caught on Facebook by an eyewitness named Isabel Torres. The video shows looters taking off with televisions they were able to grab due to the police being busy helping the city of Houston deal with this tragedy.
Watch the video.
Per Blue Lives Matter:
Houston PD Chief Art Acevedo has announced that Houston PD officers have arrested looters, but it’s not clear if the arrested looters are related to the people looting in the video.
The video, uploaded by Isabel Torres, shows people walking back and forth between vehicles and stores that have had the front doors broken in. Two young males could be seen walking away with TVs over their heads.
The exact location of the looting is not clear, but some of it is taking place in a Family Dollar store.
Houston area police has rescued an estimated 2,000 people so far from floodwaters, but a great many more still need help.
City officials are warning people not to flee to their attic, because they may become trapped and drown as the floodwaters rise. Instead people are being told to go to their roof and signal for help if they need rescue.
Fortunately justice was brought to some of these criminals.
Some people thought they'd loot and find themselves in jail thanks to the men and women of @houstonpolice.
— Chief Art Acevedo (@ArtAcevedo) August 27, 2017
It's a grim situation in Texas and these criminals are not making the situation any better.