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SWITCH/GRAB AND RUN – TUKWILA, WA

On 5/8/17, at approximately 8:10 p.m., a suspect requested to see gold chains and a pendant. Once he had possession of the chain and pendant, he requested to see another chain. The sales associate informed him that she could not take any additional items out of the case, until the first chain was returned. The suspect became angry. He took the chain off and threw it in the associate’s direction.  The associate noticed the chain was switched and requested the store’s merchandise back. The suspect then fled from the store. He was described as a Black and in his 20’s. He is 5’10” and has a goatee. He was last seen wearing a black jacket with a white t-shirt and jeans. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Tukwila Police Department at (206) 433-1808.

ARMED ROBBERY – LENEXA, KS

On 5/9/17, at approximately 7:20 p.m., a suspect stated he wanted to look at chains for himself. He requested to see multiple items, but was informed that store policy allowed only one item to be shown at a time. The suspect then said he left his wallet in the car. He exited the store. At that point, the employees activated store monitoring. The suspect returned and asked to see a high-end watch. After looking at the watch, he exited.

The security company monitoring the store called the police to do a wellness drive by. The suspect then returned to the store, lifted his shirt and showed the sales associates a gun in his waistband.  He said, “I have a gun and I’m taking this stuff.” He then took a bracelet and necklace. At that point the suspect fled into a newer model black Nissan Altima. The police arrived 90 seconds after the suspect left.

The suspect was described as a White male in his mid 20’s. He is 5’9” and weighs 140 pounds. He has a long scar down the left side of his face. He also has a tattoo on his right upper forearm. He has a buzz cut and was last seen wearing blue jeans, Timberland boots and a blue and white plaid shirt. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please call the Lenexa Police Department at 913-825-8120.

GRAB AND RUN – ANDERSON, IN

On 5/8/17, at approximately 6:30 p.m., a suspect inquired about bridal rings. He looked for several minutes and asked questions about financing. He then took a picture of a ring and left the store. Approximately 45 minutes later, he returned and asked to see the ring again. The sales associate showed him the ring under the gem scope. The suspect then asked for the price. When the sales associate walked away to get a calculator, the suspect picked up the ring and fled from the store. He is Hispanic and in his early 40’s. He weighs about 240 pounds. He has a medium complexion and dark hair. He was last seen wearing a white button down shirt and khaki pants. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Anderson Police Department at (765) 648-6775.

BURGLARY – HICKSVILLE, NY

On 5/6/17, at approximately 3:47 a.m., two men broke into a jewelry store. The suspects broke through the wall of an adjacent business and cut through sheet rock. If you have any information regarding the identities of the suspects involved, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – GRAB AND RUN

On 5/3/17, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a suspect inquired about a diamond ring. The sales associate removed the ring and gave it to the suspect. The suspect then fled from the store. The suspect purchased items from the store several days before the incident. He also had a charge account with the store. Employees reported the suspects’ name to police and the suspect was positively identified as the perpetrator. The suspect is Hispanic and 40-years-old. He is 6’1” and weighs 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and dark jeans. With black tennis shoes. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please call the Indianapolis Police Department at (317) 327-3811.

SMASH AND GRAB – LIVERMORE, CA

On 5/4/17, at approximately 11:15 a.m., two suspects ran into a jewelry store and went directly to a display case containing high-end watches. One of the suspects used a baseball bat to smash open the display case. The second suspect grabbed seven watches, while a third suspect held the door open. The suspects fled from the store within one to two minutes. If you have any information regarding the identities of the suspects involved, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.

DISTRACTION THEFT – WHITE PLAINS, NY

On 4/29/19, at approximately 2:00 p.m., two suspects speaking in accented English stole jewelry. The suspects asked to see several items. One of the sales associates presented the suspects with three watches. As one of the suspects was examining the watches, he began to make aggressive hand movements to examine different watches. He asked to see additional watches. A second associate then brought the suspect a fourth watch. The second associate was unaware of the suspect being presented with the three watches. Moments later, one of the suspects pulled out his wallet and asked the associate how they would like him to pay, in an effort to convince them he was a real client. During the presentation, one of the suspects concealed a watch in his hand. The suspects then ended their conversation by saying they would bring their father in to look at watches. The suspects then exited the store. Shortly after they left, the associates realized that one of the watches was missing. One suspect was in his 20’s and the other appeared to be in his early 30’s. If you have any information regarding the identities of these individuals, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.

SUSPECT ARRAIGNED FOR ASSAULT – SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, OH

On May 1, 2017, Lamark Edwards was arraigned in connection to a robbery of a jewelry store. According to Investigators, Edwards stole two bracelets from a high-end jewelry store. An employee attempted to stop Edwards. At that point Edwards hit the employee several times in the head and groin.  A security guard intervened and subdued the suspect.

GRAB AND RUN – MONROE, OH

On 4/30/17, at approximately 1:30 p.m., a suspect stated she was shopping for a gift for her family member. The suspect also stated she owned a company and was interested in earrings and a matching bracelet. The sales associate presented the items. The suspect grabbed both items and fled from the store. The suspect is a white female. She is in her mid 20’s and weighs 110 pounds. She is approximately 5’7” tall. She was last seen wearing a beige hat with a long sleeve dark jacket. She had brown choppy hair. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Monroe Police Department 513-539-9234.

SHOTS FIRED IN GUNPOINT SMASH AND GRAB – AKRON, OH

On 4/27/17, at approximately 8:00 p.m., three men and one woman committed a violent gunpoint robbery of a jewelry store. According to Investigators, the three men were armed with handguns and an axe. Two of the suspects used the axe to smash display cases. They then grabbed jewelry. During the robbery, the jeweler came to the front of the store from a back room. A suspect then fired. The bullet hit the jeweler’s watch. It ricocheted and caused a 6-inch gash on the jeweler’s forearm. The first suspect was described as a white male in his early 20’s. He is about 6’0” and weighs 165 pounds. He has blonde messy hair along with a beard and moustache. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie with gray jogging pants and black shoes. This suspect was wielding the gun, he also has a birth mark or mole on the left side of his face. The second suspect is a dark skinned black male. He is in his early 20’s and is approximately 6’0”. He weighs 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black mask, a hoodie with blue striped black pants and black shoes. The third suspect is a black male in his early 20’s. He is 6’0” and weighs 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a black mask, a black hoodie and black pants. The female suspect is a black woman. She was the driver of the vehicle. No description is available. The jeweler sustained non-life threatening injuries. If you have any information regarding the identity of these suspects, please call the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.