Heather Holmes, a reporter for the Oakland KTVU was robbed earlier on this week when she was reporting on a robbery that took place earlier on that day. This news story made its way to viral status after Miss. Holmes took it upon herself to make a series of tweets. Her follows then screen shot those pictures and posted them to the internet. Afterwards the pictures received millions of views on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and 9Gag.
Heather Holmes made the followings tweets, “Are you kidding me? Doing a live report at the Oakland Police Headquarters about a robbery and then my purse is stolen from the live truck. We were only parked outside for five minutes”, “Oh the irony of it all, while reporting on a violent mugging and robbery then by purse is stolen. The thieves used by bank card twenty minutes after taking my bag.” and “Credit card is now canceled, the locks have been changed and bank card canceled. Lessoned learn, always be aware of your surroundings. Even at a police headquarters.”
This news story came to a surprise to many as who would be dumb enough to take a purse when you are right beside a police station? That is like walking into a bank and asking if you can steal their money. Heather Holmes clearly learned her lesson and will now be cautious with every move she makes while on the job. Just goes to show you that your never safe anywhere.