As recently as 12/7/20, two subjects committed a smash and grab robbery at a jewelry store in Carlsbad, CA. In that incident, the first subject used a hammer to break a display case. The second subject then entered the store and stole several pieces of gold jewelry. He placed them inside a bag and then both subjects fled from the store.

Those subjects are also believed to have been involved in three other crimes. On 11/29/20, they entered a jewelry store in La Mesa, CA where they distracted the sales associate. One of the subjects reached into an open display case and stoles several gold chains.

On 11/16/20, the two subjects committed a smash and grab at a jewelry store in San Diego. In that incident they stole several gold chains. On 10/18/20, the subjects committed a smash a smash and grab in San Diego, CA. They stole several gold necklaces.

Both subjects are Black males in their mid twenties. The first subject is approximately 5’10” and weighs 200 lbs. The second subject is 6’0″ and weighs between 210 to 230 lbs. He has tattoos on his left or right arm. If you have any information regarding these subjects, please email the Jewelers’ Security Alliance at

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