$1 million stolen from South New Jersey jewelry store in elaborate heist, police say.

Toms River, New Jersey – March 29, 2024 – Police are investigating after $1 million worth of jewelry was stolen from a store during an elaborate heist.

Police said on Thursday at 10:10 a.m. officers were called to a jewelry store in the Ocean County Mall regarding a burglary and theft.

Upon arrival, police said officers learned that between Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m., a thief or thieves made their way into the rear office area of the store by cutting a hole in the wall of an adjacent empty store.

According to police, the phone and alarm cables were cut and a torch was used to enter a large safe.

Police said approximately $1 million dollars’ worth of jewelry was stolen.

The modified article above (to remove the jewelry store’s name) was written by Cherise Lynch of Philadelphia10 news.

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