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GRAB AND RUN – NORTH LITTLE , AR

A lone male subject entered a jewelry store under the pretense of shopping for a men’s diamond ring and bracelet. The subject gave the name of Devin and claimed to have a budget of $10,000 to spend. Once assisted by team members, the subject was presented with a men’s diamond ring to inspect.  He then asked to see a second ring to compare and was advised only one piece at a time could be shown. The subject said he was a rapper and was heading to a show in Texas.

The subject also selected two diamond engagement rings and claimed he was proposing to his girlfriend. While the subject had possession of the men’s diamond ring, he reached over and grabbed the second ring from the team member’s hand and fled the store with both rings. No injuries were reported. This is the same subject involved in the recent grab-and-run thefts from Jonesboro, Memphis, Southaven, Oxford, Collierville, and Jackson, TN. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328 or jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

SNEAK THEFT – AVENTURA, FL

After team members noticed that a tabletop spinner display was missing, including two full trays of gold hoops, a review of camera footage was completed. A review of footage showed that on 6/27/22 at 5:53 p.m., an unidentified male subject entered a jewelry store and looked around the store for approximately 5 minutes.  The subject could be seen fidgeting with several locks on different cases during this time, but he did not gain access. At one point, while a team member was already engaged with one set of guests, a second group of guests came in, and immediately after that team member approaches those guests, the subject goes directly over to the gold hoop spinner.

Once at the spinner, the subject placed a large shopping bag on top of the counter to block his view. At one point, the subject is seen gaining access to the spinner, it is not known if he has a key or if he has a tool. Once he gains access to the trays, he’s observed sticking them down the front of his pants. Once in his pants, he takes a few short laps around the store and then exits.  The subject was described as Black and 25-30 years old.  He is 6’0″ and weighs 175lbs. He has a thin build and was last seen wearing a black hat, a white t-shirt with graphics, black pants, and sunglasses. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

GRAB AND RUN – SNELLVILLE, GA

On 6/28/22, at approximately 12:40 p.m., a jewelry store was the victim of a grab and run theft.  Two males entered the location and began looking at gold chains.  The males stated they had been working hard and wanted to treat themselves.  The males stated they were specifically interested in 14KT yellow gold chains.  After looking at several, the male, identified below as “Subject 1”, asked to see a chain.  The chain was removed from the showcase and handed to the male.

Once the male gained possession of the chain, he began walking in the direction of Subject 2, and then both subjects ran out of the store.  The subjects were described as two Black males in their early 30’s. The first subject is 5’9″, and has a medium build. He was last seen wearing a t-shirt, a gray jacket, and a white hat. He also wore pants and a face mask. The second subject is 5’10”, and has a medium build. He was last seen wearing an orange construction jacket, a yellow shirt, pants, and a face mask. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

GRAB AND RUN – MEDFORD, OR

On 6/23/22, at approximately 1:10 p.m., a grab and run occurred at a jewelry store.  A male subject entered the store earlier in the day and expressed interest in gold chains and pendants.  After browsing shortly, the subject stated he would return after comparing prices.  Later in the day, the subject returned and requested to view a gold chain and cross pendant.  Once paired together, the subject placed the combination around his neck, and ran from the store.  The subject is a Hispanic male and he is in his mid to late-20’s. He is approximately 5’5″. He has a medium build, and he was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a black zip-up jacket, a black t-shirt, grey pants, and white shoes. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

ROBBERY – DAYTONA BEACH, FL

On 6/25/22, at approximately 10:00 a.m, a robbery occurred at a jewelry kiosk inside a mall. After arriving at the location, the team member proceeded to open the gold showcase when the subject jumped over the gate and pushed her away from the showcase. He reached in and grabbed chains and bracelets, and the team member yelled at him to leave. At that point, the subject stated he had pepper spray and grabbed more merchandise. Two mall employees saw the theft-in-progress, yelled at the subject, and he ran from the store. The subject was identified as an ex-mall employee. The subject was described as a Black Male. He is 20 years old, 5’10”, and thin. He was last seen wearing a black and gray shirt, black long pants, sneakers, a knit cap, a surgical mask, and gloves. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

ARMED ROBBERY – KERMAN, CA

On 6/22/22, in the afternoon, two men and one woman entered a jewelry store. One of the men was armed with a machete and the other man was armed with a sawed-off shotgun. The subjects stole jewelry and cash and  escaped in a white pick-up truck. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

GRAB & RUN – PEMBROKE PINES, FL

On 6/22/22 at 6:49pn an unidentified female subject approached a jewelry kiosk,  and asked to see a diamond gold plated necklace. The team member removed the chain from the case and handed the item to the subject. Once she had possession of the item, the subject inquired as to exactly “what is this? ” The team member told her it was  a bonded chain and she said “ok” and ran away from the kiosk to the nearest mall exit. It should be noted this subject closely matched the description of the same subjectwho committed a grab and run of a chain and pendant just 1 and a half hour earlier at another kiosk in Miami, FL. The subject is Black and in her mid 20’s. She is 160 lbs, and 5’5″. She wore a grey hoodie and light colored shorts. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

GRAB AND RUN – GRAND RAPIDS, MI

On 6/21/22 at approximately 1:03 p.m.,, a jewelry store had a grab and run theft after a male and female subject approached the store and asked to see gold chains. A 20″ curb chain was selected and staff displayed the chain in their hands. The female subject asked to see it closer to her. As it was brought forward, the female grabbed the chain and both the male and female subject fled from the store without payment. No person was injured in this store. The female subject was described as White, wearing Nike  shoes and turquoise blue hair which appeared to be recently dyed, and a hoodie. She was also wearing a grey face mask. The male was described as White, and tall with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a hoodie and a grey mask. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

 

GRAB AND RUN – DUNWOODY, GA

On 6/20/22, at approximately 5:30 p.m. a jewelry store was the victim of a grab and run theft.  Two males entered the location and began looking at gold chains.  The male in a white Nike hat, identified below as “Main Subject” asked about a variety of gold chains.  The male began inquiring about financing and offered the name “Taneal” when the team member was creating a profile.  Shortly after, the male asked to see a 22″ Cuban link necklace.  The gold chain was removed from the showcase and the male asked to try it on.  Once the male secured the item around his neck, he began walking out of the store and then both males began running out of the mall.  The police were contacted and report filed.  The main subject is a Black male in his early 20’s. He is 5’09” and has an average build. He was last seen wearing a white Nike hat, gray hooded sweatshirt, black jeans, and a mask. The second subject is a Black male in his late 20’s. He is 5’09”, and has an average build. He was last seen wearing a hat, ripped jeans, a black shirt, and a mask. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .

SNEAK THEFT – DAYTON, OH

On 6/11/22, at approximately 3:25 p.m., while a sales associate was showing the subject a component containing bracelets the subject made it fall on the floor and as the team member was picking up the bracelets the subject took one and placed it in his pocket.  The police were called and reviewed the video and a report was filed. The subject was described as a Black male in his mid 30’s. He is 6’3″, 180 lbs. and was last seen wearing a dark baseball cap, a plain white t-shirt, khaki sweatpants, and gym shoes. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .