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Hurricane Irma: While people were battling for their lives, a group was busy in looting their homes in Florida
Humanity must be feeling ashamed with incidents like this. At a time when every single person is worried about saving his or her own life, there are some who are trying to take advantage of the situation.

More than 10 people were arrested by the state police on allegations of looting while Fort Lauderdale is battling with hurricane.

Fort Lauderdale is one of the worst affected places and has been facing Irma Hurricane. Of the arrested people, nine were arrested on Sunday on suspicion of looting a pawn shop and a shoe store. Two teens broke into six homes while the storm was on as the houses were left empty after evacuation.

Most of the people who were arrested were caught on cameras. A group of about 8-9 people were seen breaking through the front window of a store and walking away with stolen items. Later, the same group looted a pawn store in the same area. But Florida police took only a few hours to arrest the criminals.

"Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice," said Fort Lauderdale police chief Rick Maglione. "Stay home and look after your loved ones and be thankful they are all safe," the Fort Lauderdale Police Department wrote on Twitter.

Fort Lauderdale Police Department wrote on Twitter, "#FLPD Can't say we didn't warn you...28 YOs Ryan Cook & Max Saintvil each face 6 counts of burglary from overnight #HurricaneIrma"

Burglaries are one of the major reasons that at times people refuse to evacuate their homes.

Broward Sheriff also took to Twitter saying, "ATTENTION LOOTERS; Every incident will be investigated. Evidence collected will be used to pursue charges after the fact. #HurrcaneIrma"

In an attempt to reduce looting incidents, Broward County even imposed a curfew.

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