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Man steals jewelry from St. Moritz Jewelers

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Boca Raton, FL – On Thursday, January 9 at about 1:30 p.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to a theft of jewelry from St. Moritz Jewelers, 21310 St. Andrews Boulevard.

The store sales clerk told officers she was assisting another customer when she buzzed in a male at the door. The male told the clerk he was looking for an engagement ring and a tennis bracelet. The clerk showed the suspect one bracelet and he said he wanted to look at wedding rings. They went to another case and she showed him a ring. The suspect tried on the ring then handed it back to the clerk. The suspect took one piece from the clerk’s hand and after a brief pause he picked up a piece from the counter and ran out the door. The suspect fled north then ran east to the rear of the plaza. The jewelry was valued at over $8,000. The clerk was not injured.

If anyone knows the suspect or has information about this crime, they are asked to call Detective James Giumenta at (561) 338-1303 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at (800) 458-TIPS.

Suspect:

White or Latin male
5’7” tall, thin build, mid to late 20’s
Black, greasy looking hair combed forward
Wearing black shorts, glasses, white sneakers
Black t-shirt, with possibly a sheriff’s dept logo on it