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CNN Reporter Gets Robbed While Working on Story About San Francisco's 'Rampant Street Crime'

A CNN reporter in San Francisco to report on the city’s “rampant street crime” had her car broken into on Friday — despite having private security watching over it.

Kyung Lah was with producer Jason Kravarik at city hall to conduct an interview for the network when the crime took place.

“We had security to watch our rental car + crew car. Thieves did this in under 4 seconds. Security stopped the jerks from stealing other bags. But seriously- this is ridiculous,” Lah tweeted.

The reporter tweeted a photo of the thief’s car and hoped it would help get them caught.

Lah continued, “our hired security guard tried to grab the crooks (I’m glad he didn’t get hurt!) but he got this picture of the getaway car. To the jerks who stole our stuff— I hope someone on this site sees your plate and you get caught.”

The reporter also tweeted a photograph of the police officer who responded and thanked him for his help.

“San Francisco is a beautiful city. This is our 3rd day here and I’ve loved my time here. But if you do visit this city, know that even with hired security watching your car, it is not enough,” Lah continued.

Lah concluded with a tweet saying, “BTW; @jasonkCNN and I are in San Francisco doing a story about voter discontent bc of rampant street crime #irony.”

Many who commented on her tweet thread pointed out that CNN has been a big supporter of lawlessness and liberal efforts to defund the police.

“The progressive city has been experiencing surging crime, open-air drug dealing and robberies over the last few years, which led to the recall of soft-on-crime District Attorney Chesa Boudin last June,” the New York Post reported. “Though overall crime has slightly decreased in the first three months of 2023 compared to the same timeframe last year, robberies continue to climb — there have been 525 reported robberies in San Francisco since Jan. 1, data shows.”

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