Smash-and-grab burglary reported at jewelry store in Rocky Hill

ROCKY HILL, CT (WFSB) – April 24, 2024 – A jewelry store in Rocky Hill was the latest victim of a smash-and-grab burglary trend.

Police said they were investigating a crime scene at a jewelry store on Cromwell Avenue on Wednesday morning. Multiple officers were seen at Shunpike Village Shopping Center. They said they responded just before 3 a.m.

“Responding police officers arrived shortly after the initial call and observed the suspect vehicle fleeing from the plaza,” said Sgt. Jeffrey Foss-Rugan, Rocky Hill police. “A pursuit of the vehicle was not authorized.”

Police said that a preliminary investigation revealed the front window to the business was broken. The business was then burglarized.

“The Rocky Hill Detective Division was notified and responded to the business to process the scene, Foss-Rugan said. “The incident is actively under investigation by the Rocky Hill Police Detective Division and the amount of loss is currently unknown. There have been no arrests at this time.” Police said it was the second incident of this kind that they’ve investigated in the last 10 days.

The name of the jewelry store has been redacted above. If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Jewelers Security Alliance at 212-687-0328.

The article above was written by Jay Kenney, Olivia Schueller and Bryant Reed. Click here to read the article.

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