On 10/31/21, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a smash, and grab robbery occurred at a retail jewelry store.  A lone male entered the location and walked directly to the gold chain showcase.  Immediately after being greeted by a team member, the male removed a hammer and began smashing the showcase glass.  Once the glass was penetrated, the male reached inside and began grabbing numerous chains.  The male exited and was observed concealing the gold chains into a purple bag.  The male entered another store and then exited the mall.  No injuries occurred as a result of this incident. The subject was described as 5’9″ and Black. He weighs 200-220 lbs., and he was last seen wearing a dark green hoodie, dark jeans, a black mask, and sunglasses. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at or 212-687-0328.

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