Subjects use sledgehammers in jewelry store smash and grab

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Westport, CT – On May 9, 2024, Officers from the Westport Police Department responded to a high-end jewelry store at 3:10 p.m., to investigate a report of a robbery.

Employees indicated two individuals wearing masks and gloves (pictured above) entered the store with hammers and proceeded to smash through display cases.

Click here to view an article and video provided by the New Haven Register.

The state of Connecticut has seen a pattern of smash and grab robberies in recent weeks. Jewelers should remain alert and contact police to report any suspicious activity. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please contact the Jewelers Security Alliance at or 212-687-0328.

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