Gone in 21 seconds: Louis Vuitton purses snatched in epic smash-and-grab

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CHICAGO, Ill. -- Gone in 21 seconds.

Tens of thousands of dollars worth of purses and other high-end items were snatched from a Louis Vuitton store by a half a dozen masked robbers, WGN reports.

surveillance video shows the group attempt to smash the front window by hand. When that doesn't work, they drive a car through it.

The robbers poured in, and within 21 seconds, all but one made off with the costly merchandise.

Watch it happen in the surveillance video above.

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