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GRAB AND RUN – SIOUX FALLS, SD

On 5/4/16, at approximately 8:55 p.m., a suspect asked to see gold chains and then moved on to look at earrings; he said he was missing one of his. He first asked to see the yellow gold earrings and then another pair of earrings. Both sets were on the presentation pad. The suspect then inquired as to whether the earrings had extra long posts. As the sales associate began to answer the question the suspect grabbed both sets of earrings and ran from the mall through the exit. The suspect was described as a Hispanic or Asian male. He is 5’4” and weighs 125 pounds. He has a mole on his left cheek and a mustache. He wore a grey sweatshirt and camouflage shorts with a black baseball hat. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Sioux Falls Police Department at (605) 367-7212.

GRAB AND RUN – SANTA ROSA, CA

On 5/7/16, at approximately 10:50 a.m., two suspects took part in a grab and run theft. The first suspect requested to see diamond earrings. After the sales associate presented items, the suspect grabbed the earrings and ran from the store. The second suspect ran as well. The first suspect was described a Hispanic Male Adult. He is in his 20’s and is 5’10.” He weighs 155 pounds. He has dark brown to black hair, a mustache and a goatee. He wore a black ball cap, black hoodie and blue jeans. The second suspect is a White male in his 20’s. He is 5’11” and weighs 160 pounds. He has a slim build and is clean shaven. He had crew cut brown hair and wore a plaid long sleeve shirt with jeans. If you have any information regarding the identity of these individuals, please contact the Santa Rosa Police Department at 707-543-3600.

GRAB AND RUN – ELYRIA, OHIO

On 5/4/16, at approximately 4:00 p.m., a male suspect entered the kiosk and was recognized by a sales associate who previously sold him a chain. The suspect stated that he wanted to look at larger chains. At that point the sales associate removed a rope chain from the display case. The suspect bent down and placed the chain around his neck so he could process the sale. At this time, the suspect ran from the store with the chain around his neck. The suspects was described as an African American male. He is 5’9” and has a slender build. He wore jeans, a black shirt and a white hoodie. The suspect wore black and white tennis shoes and had wavy hair. He also had slits in his eyebrows. IF you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Elyria Police Department at 440-323-3302.

ATTEMPTED ROBBERY – WALNUT, CA

On 5/9/16, at 4:30 p.m., three suspects wearing all black tried to hold up a jewelry store with automatic weapons. Two armed security guards were stationed outside the front door. The suspects began firing their weapons, as they ran up the stairs. The security guards returned fire. The would-be robbers then fled. No one was injured in the shooting. The suspects fled in a white 2000 Chevy Impala. If you have any information regarding the identity of the suspects, please contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff at (323) 820-6700.

ATTEMPTED ROBBER ARRESTED – GARDEN CITY, NY

On 5/7/16, at approximately 5:10 p.m, a subject in his early 60’s entered a jewelry store and said he wanted to buy a watch. He took a hammer from his backpack and placed it on the counter. As this was happening, the security guard was aware that this subject was wanted in connection to the same incident at another jeweler. After a brief confrontation, the subject was arrested by the Nassau County Police Department.

GRAB AND RUN – ORLANDO, FL

On 5/4/16, at approximately 8:40 p.m., two male subjects approached the jewelry counter near the rear of a store. The sales associate proceeded to assist the subjects. Each subject asked to look at individual watches. As soon as they placed the watches on their wrists they ran out of the store. These subjects have also committed a similar grab and run in Orlando on 5/2/16. Both subjects are described as Black males. In the most recent offense, both subjects wore matching track style suits with a reflective strip on the sleeves and across the back. Both are believed to be wearing black sneakers with white soles. If you have any information regarding the identity of these individuals, please contact the Orlando Police Department at 407-246-2470.

SMASH AND GRAB – INDIANAPOLIS, IN

On 5/4/16, at approximately 4:00 p.m., two suspects robbed an Indianapolis department store while armed with an ax. The suspects smashed into glass display cases and stole jewelry. They then fled in a Chevrolet Impala. If you have any information regarding the identity of these individuals, please contact the Jewelers Security Alliance at 800-537-0067.

GRAB & RUN – LONE TREE, CO

On 5/2/16, at approximately 1:30 p.m., a suspect asked to see diamond engagement rings. He said his budget was about $8,000. The suspect pulled out an envelope and flashed a large amount of bills to the sales associate. As the presentation continued, the suspect asked to compare two different rings. The sales associate allowed the suspect to hold one ring while she held the second ring. At this point, the suspect grabbed the ring from the sales associate and fled from the store. The suspect is described as a 35-year-old male with a dark complexion. He is 6’2” and weighs 170 pounds. He wore a Hawaiian print shirt, tan beach straw hat and sunglasses. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Vacaville Police Department at 707-449-5200.

GRAB AND RUN – ALBANY, NY

On 4/28/16, a suspect asked to look at two pair of earrings to compare them. When she was finished looking at them she said thank you and she fled the mall with the earrings. The suspect is described as an African American female. She is 100 pounds and 5’5” tall. She is 22-years-old and has black and pink hair. She wore a white tank top with jeans that had holes in them. She also had a piercing in her nose. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Albany Police Department at 518-462-8013.

DISTRACTION THEFT – CHEEKTOWAGA, NY

On 4/30/16, at approximately 4:11 p.m., a suspect requested to see various gold chains. The suspect confused the sales associate by requesting to see several different chains and at one point the sales associate had three chains out of the showcase at once. While the sales associate was confused as to which chains she had out, the suspect concealed a chain in his pocket and left the location. The suspect is described as a 5’11” white male. He is 220 pounds and in his fifties. He has salt and pepper hair and was last seen wearing a college jacket and white shoes. If you have any information regarding the identity of this individual, please contact the Cheektowaga Police at 716-686-3500.