CHICAGO (CBS) — A for-sure story in the news in Chicago –- always for sure — is a burglary off the hoity-toity Michigan Avenue, and doubly for-sure if it’s on Oak Street on the Gold Coast.
Like the burglary this morning of the exquisite Jimmy Choo store, where one shoe can cost $1,000. And if you want the other shoe to go with it, $1,000 more. Two thousand dollars for a pair of shoes.READ MORE: Chicago Police Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In Shopping Center Parking Lot At North And Sheffield Avenues
Or, if you’re thinking maybe a purse for Christmas, Jimmy Choo has them, too, for $15,000. But you better hurry, because due to the burglary, the pickings are slimmer than usual.READ MORE: Concerns Mount About Public Safety With CPD Officers Being Stripped Of Police Powers For Not Complying With COVID-19 Vaccine Reporting Rules
The police are telling us the crooks got away with some purses, and all the shoes they could carry. One heck of a swipe, wouldn’t you say? A truly newsworthy rip-off of a truly hoity-toity store.
Wouldn’t you love to know who’s buying $2,000 shoes and $15,000 purses? I would.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Pleasant Parade Weather Tuesday