MASON CITY – Eight people allegedly stole hoverboards worth thousands of dollars from a Mason City store in a brazen getaway, police said today.
According to the Mason City police department, the incident in which the hoverboards were stolen took place on November 16. At 7:55 PM that day, employees at the Kohl’s department store, located at 556 Indian Head Drive, reported the theft of 11 hoverboards and a scooter valued at $4,350. Apparently, 8 African American people (7 males and 1 female) entered the store together and made their way to the hoverboards. The group then fled the store with the 12 items and left in two passenger cars.
Police shared images of the alleged perpetrators; they continue to investigate and possibly seek to arrest those responsible.