On the date listed above, this suspect distracted a sales associate by pointing at other watches in the case. He then palmed a watch in his hand and concealed it with his wallet. The suspect stated his name was Mario.
This suspect has also committed distraction crimes in Wauwatosa, WI. on November 30, 2016. He has attempted to steal items in Cleveland, OH as recently as December 12, 2016 and Pittsburg, PA on that same date.
If you ave any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at (212) 687-0328.