Jewelry Crime Stories: May 7-14



A roundup of jewelry store crimes from the past week:

Pennsylvania Jewelry Store Offers Reward to Catch Robbers

Center Valley, Pa. The owner of Murphy Jewelers is offering a $10,000 reward to find three alleged robbers who stole items from his store on May 7. The men entered the jewelry store and allegedly threatened to shoot employees. They continued to smash display cases with sledgehammers and fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of merchandise.

Suspect Robs South Carolina Store at Gunpoint

West Columbia, S.C. On May 9, a suspect entered K & K Jewelers and demanded jewelry. The robber stole items and fled in a silver minivan. The owner of the store followed the man outside and fired a shot outside the rear window of his car.

Canadian Jewelry Store Hit with Smash and Grab Robbery

Ontario, Canada. On May 11, three masked men entered Graziella Fine Jewellery and ordered employees to stand still. The robbers threatened a store employee when she tried to activate the panic alarm. The men fled the scene after using batons to smash jewelry cases and steal inventory.