She asked about surveillance footage of the thefts, but police said none was available.
“I was told that there was cameras around here, but there were never cameras around here,” she said. “That means our safety is in jeopardy.”
The victims were mall employees and customers. According to Channel 2, officers chased three people into a wooded area Friday who may be connected to the thefts. The three got away.
DeKalb police have since increased patrols in the mall parking lot, the news station reported.
The nail technician said she worries about the effect crime will have on her business.
“It’s going to hurt us if customers feel unsafe coming over here and parking their vehicle,” she said. “We can lose.”