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Are SF's High-End Robbers Taking Cues from Spring Breakers?

These are actors, not the real Rainbow Girls. Image: <a href="http://a24films.com">A24 Films</a>.
These are actors, not the real Rainbow Girls. Image: A24 Films.

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There are new crops of thieves in town, and they have killer taste. According to SFGate, "the Rainbow Girls" —groups of female robbers in their teens and 20s who have colorful hair and clothes— have been stealing pricey items from luxury stores like Armani and Gucci. "They come in a groups of four or five and they go right for the Ferragamos," Ken Peterson, a salesman at Arthur Beren, tells the pub. They're also suspected of making off with over $29,000 in merchandise from Neiman Marcus in November. Police believe that multiple, independent groups of Rainbow Girls are responsible for the crimes.

Young women in colorful outfits turning to a life of crime? Sounds like these women took Spring Breakers way too seriously. Ugh. Now we'll hear James Franco whisper-singing, "Spraaang breaaaak, spraaang breaaaak, spraaang breaaaak forever" all day long.
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