Two News Crews Robbed on Live TV During Report on San Francisco Shooting

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As KTVU reporter Cara Liu was in the process of delivering a live broadcast, a man in a ski mask ran up to another news crew and held KNTV camera operator Alan Waples at gunpoint before pistol-whipping him and stealing his equipment.

While the incident remained off-camera, Liu interrupted her live report, telling in-studio anchor Brian Flores, “Sorry, there’s an incident out here.” She and cameraman Keith Crook then exit the camera’s focus as they tend to Waples, who had been struck. Their equipment was eventually stolen as well.

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