Thieves raid rail cars for shipped consumer packages, L.A. news crew reports from litter-strewn tracks

"A section of the Union Pacific train tracks in downtown Los Angeles has been littered with thousands of shredded boxes, packages stolen from cargo containers that stop in the area to unload," CBS Los Angeles reported Thursday evening. The news crew that visited the stretch of track found opened an unopened packages from Amazon, REI, and other retailers, plus thinks like rapid COVID-19 tests the thieves did not think worth taking with them.

CBSLA photojournalist John Schreiber posted some videos on Twitter and explained what they found.

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