On 8/26/23, a grab-and-run theft occurred at a jewelry store. A male subject under the pretense of shopping for engagement rings, requested to see two pieces. During the presentation, the team member placed both of the requested pieces on the showcase presentation pad. The subject then grabbed both rings and fled the site with the stolen pieces. There were no reports of injury. A report was immediately filed with the Effingham, IL. PD., who will continue the investigation.

Subject Description: Black male, 5’10”, stocky build, black hair, mid to late 20’s. He was last seen wearing gray shorts and a t-shirt. He also wore white tennis shoes and an orange construction worker’s vest.

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