On 1/29/21, a suspect later identified as 43-year-old Jermaine Byers entered a retail jewelry store and asked to see a high-end watch. While the employee was showing Byers the watch, Byers snatched it out of the employees hand and caused a slight injury. The employee then chased Byers into the parking lot. A struggle between the employee and Byers ensued, which caused an injury to the employee’s knee. Byers was held down until officers arrived and took him into custody. The employee did not sustain serious injuries. Click here to see a picture of the suspect.

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