A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:
Owner Chases Away Suspects with Handgun
East Brunswick, N.J. On Nov. 13, the owner of Harry’s Gold chased two would-be robbers out of his store by revealing a handgun. The masked men entered the store and attempted to enter a locked office. According to reports, one man was armed with a gun. When the owner pulled out his own gun, the suspects fled. Anyone with information is requested to call East Brunswick Police Department’s Investigative Division at 732-390-6990.
Canadian Jewelry Store Hit With Smash and Grab
Parksville, British Columbia. On Nov. 14, two armed men entered Paulan Jewelers, smashed display cases, and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. The men then fled the scene in an SUV. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.
Suspects Pepper-Spray Employees in Attempted Robbery
Santa Cruz, Calif. On Nov. 16, three masked men attempted to rob Dell Williams Jewelers. One suspect pepper-sprayed store employees while the other two tried to break display cases. The suspects were unsuccessful and fled the scene in an Audi. Anyone with information is requested to contact Santa Cruz police at 831-420-5820.