Looters plague closed-up shops in Coney Island

BROOKLYN - Extra police officers are on patrol in Coney Island after about a dozen people were arrested Tuesday for looting.

According to authorities, thieves have stolen from several closed-up shops, including a Rite Aid and American Suds on Surf Avenue.

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly says lighting equipment has also been added in parts of the neighborhood, which is still largely without power.

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