On 11/4/1, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a retail jewelry store was the victim of a sneak theft.¬ A lone male entered the location and began looking at rings. After looking a several, the male asked to see 1/3 CTW round solitaire ring.¬ The ring was removed from the showcase and handed to the male.¬ Then, a second ring was requested.¬ Once the second ring was removed, the male gained possession of both items.¬ Next, the male handed one back to the team member and laid the above item on top of the showcase.¬ When doing so, the male was engaged in conversation about the pricing and warranty.¬ While the team member was collecting price and warranty information from the Ipad, the male slid the above ring into his right hand.¬ The male continued to discuss pricing and warranty information with the team member and then stated he needed to discuss the information with his wife.¬ The male exited and never returned.¬ The subject was described as White, 5’6″, and having a large build. He is in his mid 40’s. He was last seen wearing a blue hat, jeans, and a light blue hoody. He also has a beard. If you have any information regarding this subject, please contact the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at or 212-687-0328.

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