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PHOTOS: The Aftermath Of Widespread Looting In Northern Philadelphia

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People gathered at strip malls in northern Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday morning to board up buildings and to clean up the aftermath of looting that occurred late Tuesday night.

Law enforcement officials were unable to control large crowds of people looting a Walmart and Five Below before going across the street to ransack a Dollar Tree. Looting occurred in seven districts, according to the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management.

Around 1,000 people participated in the widespread looting, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. Photos taken by the Daily Caller News Foundation on the ground show the extent of the damage from looters.

The morning after looters destroyed the Walmart located at 2200 Wheatsheaf Ln. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation.

The morning after looters destroyed the Walmart located at 2200 Wheatsheaf Ln. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation.

The morning after looters destroyed the Walmart located at 2200 Wheatsheaf Ln. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation.

The morning after looters destroyed the Walmart located at 2200 Wheatsheaf Ln. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation.

The owner of a Jiffy Lube auto shop on Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, surveyed damage done to his shop by looters on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation.

The owner of a Jiffy Lube auto shop on Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, surveyed damage done to his shop by looters on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation.

The owner of a Jiffy Lube on Aramingo Ave. told the DCNF that looters stole his tools from the shop. A neighboring auto shop manager said that looters cut the safe out of the Jiffy Lube and stole it.

Several business storefronts were damaged, among those looted included a Five Below and Sally’s Beauty Supply near the Walmart.

Police officers surveyed damage the morning after looters destroyed a Kids Footlocker located on Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation.

Police officers surveyed damage the morning after looters destroyed a Kids Footlocker located on Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation.

Dollar Tree employees attempted to clean up the store the morning after looters ransacked the shop located off of Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation.

Dollar Tree employees attempted to clean up the store the morning after looters ransacked the shop located off of Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 28, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation.

A shoe store was looted off of Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 27, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee - Daily Caller News Foundation.

A shoe store was looted off of Aramingo Ave. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 27, 2020. (Kaylee Greenlee – Daily Caller News Foundation.

Walmart, Sally’s Beauty Supply, and Five Below did not respond to the DCNF’s requests for comment.

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