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GRAB & RUN – LEOMINSTER, MA

On 5/14/21, at approximately 4:45 p.m., a male subject entered a jewelry store and informed the sales associate he was interested in gold bracelets. After looking at the bracelets, the subject requested to try on one of the bracelets. The sales associate removed the bracelet from the showcase and fastened it around the subject’s wrist. At that point, the subject fled from the store. The subject is 5’9″ and White. He has a thin build and is approximately 30-years-old. He was last seen wearing a red bandana. He has letters tattooed on his arm. The subject has mechanical grease on him. If you have any information regarding this subject, please email the Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

SNEAK THEFT – TRUMBULL, CT

On 5/11/2021, at approximately 6:22 p.m., a lone male subject entered a jewelry store.  The subject was greeted by the store manager who was assisting a guest.  There was a second sales associate assisting another guest.  While both team members were busy, the subject walked behind the counter and picked up a Bulova watch that was on the rear counter. The subject also opened an unlocked drawer and removed empty poly bags.  While still in his possession, the subject walked out of the store with the watch and bags.  Another guest alerted the sales associate, that the subject went behind the counter.  The sales associate witnessed the subject walking away from the store.  The subject saw the team member, dropped the watch, and ran from the mall.  The sales associate recovered the watch, however, the subject escaped. The subject was described as a White male. He is 5’9”, has a medium build, and was last seen wearing a black hat, a black mask, a black jacket, grey pants, and sneakers. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or 212-687-0328.

GRAB & RUN – HENDERSON, NV

On 5/10/21, at approximately 11:32 a.m., a male subject approached a jewelry kiosk and stated he had been approved on the lease program. The sales associate asked if he had his approval paperwork, but the subject said he left it in the car. The subject asked to see two items at once but was told he could only see one at a time. The subject later saw that the sales associate had a chain and pendant in her hands as she was straightening items in the case. The subject grabbed the chain and pendant out of her hand and fled with the items. The subject was described as Black and in his early 30’s. He is 5’11 and weighs 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red hat, a black shirt and grey shorts. He also had tattoos on his arms. If you have any information regarding this subject, please email the Jewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA) at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

GRAB & RUN – OCALA, FL

On 5/10/21, at approximately 3:15 p.m., two male subjects, who appeared to be an older and younger brother, stated they had $1,700 to spend for a Mother’s Day gift. They first looked at a ring and said they liked it, then they saw a tennis bracelet and also liked it Credit and lease options were discussed. The older guest stated he was going to leave the store and get his cell phone to take a picture of the items. Upon the subject’s return, the ring and a tennis bracelet were placed on a display pad. At that point, the younger subject grabbed  the items and both subjects fled from the store.

The first subject is a 17-year-old Black male. He is 6’0 and thin. He has a tattoo on his hand, shoulder length spikey dreadlocks with brown tips, and he was last seen wearing a dark gray shirt, dark sweatpants, gray sneakers, and a red mask. The second subject is Black, approximately 19-years-old, and thin. He has shoulder length dreadlocks with brown tips. He was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt, black sweatpants with a white stripe on the side, red Nike slides and a blue mask. He carried a cell phone when he walked in. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please email the Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

DISTRACTION THEFT – JACKSONVILLE, NC

On 5/5/21, at approximately 2:50 p.m., two male subjects entered a jewelry store and inquired about many different items. They had the team member take a number of different pieces in and out of the showcases. They said that they were interested in gold, but then at one point one said that he was also interested in purchasing a diamond piece for his wife. He said that her name was Jacqueline. As they were being shown different items, one of the subjects kept balling them up in his hand and she had to keep asking for the items back. When he finally settled on a piece, the team member took it to the register, and the man said that he had to go to his car to get his ID but he never returned. It was at this point that the team member got even more suspicious and checked the showcases and determined that the pieces were missing.

Additionally, there was a female that was with the other team member on the other side of the store at the same time, it is now suspected that the female was keeping the other team member occupied while the male subjects committed the theft. The first male subject is in his late 40’s to early 50’s. He is 6’0” and has a heavy build. The second male subject is also in his late 40’s to early 50’s. He has a heavy build. The female subject was described as black. She is also in her late 40’s to early 50’s. She also had a heavy build. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please email the Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

2 SUBJECTS WANTED AFTER SHOTS FIRED IN ROBBERY – KENNESAW, GA

On 5/6/21, at approximately 3:20 p.m., Cobb County officers responded to a mall and discovered that three masked subjects had committed a gunpoint robbery at a jewelry store. Sgt. Wayne Delk, a police spokesman, confirmed that shots were fired in the mall. No physical description of the subjects was provided. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please email the Jewelers’ Security Alliance (JSA) at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

Update: During the robbery, at least one suspect was shot in the stomach area by a security guard.  That suspect, identified as 24-year-old Marquavis Wilson, was taken to a hospital and arrested. A female employee was injured during the robbery, she sustained non life-threatening injuries. The subjects took several custom watches from a display case during the robbery. Two subjects are still at large.

WHOLESALE JEWELWER ROBBED – SANTA BARBARA, CA

On 5/4/21, three subjects committed a gunpoint robbery where they targeted a wholesale jeweler. The jeweler was robbed while seated in their vehicle in a parking lot. The jeweler’s passenger side window was smashed. The subjects stole a large amount of jewelry. They wore all black clothing and face masks. The jeweler sustained minor injuries. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please email the Jewelers Security Alliance (JSA) at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

GRAB & RUN – SHERMAN OAKS, CA

On 5/3/21, at approximately 4:55 p.m., a male subject entered a jewelry store and asked to see gold chains. The sales associate then showed the subject a gold chain and a gold/diamond cross. After the charm was placed on the chain, and both pieces were in his possession, the subject bent down, grabbed his shopping bag, and then ran out of the door. The subject is a White male in his late 20’s to early 30’s. He is approximately 5’9” and weighs 170 lbs. He is physically fit and has short brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a bright orange/white Nike Air running shoes, beaded bracelets, a dark sweatshirt and jeans. If you have any information regarding this subject, please email the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org or call JSA at 212-687-0328.

SMASH & GRAB – SAN FRANCISCO, CA

On 5/1/21, shortly before 11:00 a.m., three men in their early 20’s committed a smash and grab at a jewelry store. Click here to view a news clip regarding the crime.

GRAB & RUN – SACRAMENTO, CA

On 5/2/21, at approximately 2:25 p.m., a male subject approached the jewelry store and requested to purchase a pendant and chain combination. After selecting two pieces he liked, the subject asked to see the two as a combination. Once the pendant was placed onto the chain, the subject grabbed both items from the associate and then fled from the store. The subject was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20’s. He is approximately 6′ tall and has long black hair tied into a ponytail. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, grey sweatpants, and black and white Nike shoes. He also had a red colored Buddha pendant around his neck. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at 212-687-0328 or jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org .