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Portland Nike store abruptly closes after brazen shoplifting incidents
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A Nike store location in Portland, Oregon, has been closed for weeks after an increase in theft crimes, and there is no indication when it will reopen, local media reported.
"Closed for the next 7 days," a message on the Nike Community Store Portland website reads, KGW8 reported this week.
The message is not new, however, and has been that way for weeks, according to the outlet.
Several people with knowledge of the situation told KGW8 that theft has long been an issue at the store, and shoplifting has increased. A local church that sits near the Nike location has even captured footage of thieves fleeing the store with their arms full of stolen merchandise.
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