Video: Bronx smash-and-grab thieves steal over $130K in jewelry
NEW YORK - The New York City Police Department is searching for two men who smashed the front window of a jewelry business in the Bronx and stole over $130,000 in goods in a brazen daytime robbery.
According to the NYPD, just before 4 p.m. on Friday, April 29, the men approached a jewelry store on Grand Concourse in the Fordham Heights section.
One of the suspects is seen on security footage using an implement to smash in the front window, and both men then begin to remove jewelry valued at roughly $131K before running off.
The first suspect is described as approximately 6'0" tall and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, white sneakers, black gloves, and a black face mask.
The second suspect is described as approximately 5'8" tall and was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black sweatpants, white sneakers, black gloves, and a black face mask.
Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at https://crimestoppers.nypdonline.org/ or on Twitter @NYPDTips.
Police say all calls are strictly confidential.