A smash and grab theft at a St. Johns City Middle jewellery store ended within the arrest of three individuals Tuesday night time, just minutes after it occurred, in response to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.
Officers have been apparently very near the scene when the phrase went out concerning the theft, and the trio have been nabbed shortly on the Jared property, the Sheriff’s office stated.
“They busted the counter. We busted their heist!,” the Sheriff’s Workplace tweeted Tuesday night time.
Police stated three males walked into the Jared Galleria of Jewelry at 4647 City Middle Parkway about 7 p.m. Armed with hammers, they began smashing the glass counters and grabbing jewelry, police stated, At one level, one of many men grabbed an worker by the neck and dragged her throughout the ground, in response to that employee’s mom.
“One of many guys had a weapon,” Mom Deborah Thompson advised Occasions-Union new associate First Coast Information, studying off a text message from her daughter. “He dragged me and put it towards my neck. I am OK, very shook up.”
No one was injured in the theft. But police stated a fourth suspect should be at giant, and are looking for a silver Hyundai Elantra with a South Carolina license plate.
With several jewellery shops within the busy City Middle purchasing space, police stated they didn’t know why the Jared was picked. The Sheriff’s workplace Robbery Unit is investigating.
Anyone with info on the case is requested to call the Sheriff’s Office at (904) 630-0500 or First Coast Crime Stoppers at (866) 845-8477 (TIPS).