On July 5, 2023, at 08:28 p.m., two unknown males wearing all-black clothing entered a jewelry store in Forestville, MD. The individuals entered carrying a sledgehammer and proceeded to the bridal case and smashed the top of the display case. They then removed most of the pieces from the case and fled on foot. The subjects were described as two Black males. Both subjects were dressed in all black and are approximately 6’1″ and 175 lbs. Both wore black ski masks and gloves. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at

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