ARMED ROBBERY – OCALA, FL

On 2/20/2024, a jewelry store experienced a gunpoint robbery. The robber made off with a significant amount of merchandise. No one was hurt.

Ocala police officials said the store was robbed shortly before 6:45 p.m. Authorities said a man entered the store armed with a gun and told employees to get into the bathroom. The gunman broke the display glass and removed a large amount of jewelry.

The man then left the store and police were notified about the heist. Police officials said no customers were inside the business, and no employees were injured.

It’s unknown if the robbery is connected to two jewelry store burglaries that occurred within days of each other recently. The first was on Jan. 23 and the second on Feb. 3. Both involved stores at a mall. Those cases remained unsolved. Click here to read the original source of this post.

If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or 212-687-0328.

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