Jewelry Crime Stories: Week of Nov. 5



A roundup of jewelry crime stories from the past week:

Robbers Drive SUV Through Mall Entrance

Alberta, Canada. Thieves drove an SUV through Market Mall in order to break into Jewels by Maxime’s on Nov. 5. The robbers smashed display cases in the store and stole items including Gucci watches. The mall entrance suffered structural damage. Although the robbers are still on the loose, the SUV was found in a neighborhood near the mall. Anyone with information is requested to call 1-800-222-8477.

England Jewelry Heist Mimics Action Movie

London, England. Three men armed with axes and bats rode motorcycles through the Brent Cross Shopping Center on Nov. 6, breaking into the Fraser Hart jewelry shop. Witnesses said the robbery was similar to a scene from the film The Italian Job. According to police, the trio stole hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of watches.

Armed Robbers Steal From Florida Jewelry Store

Pembroke Pines, Fla. Several armed men wearing masks entered Jared’s Jewelry store and stole jewelry and a purse on Nov. 7. The men, armed with at least one gun, fled in a black Mercedes. Anyone with information is requested to contact Pembroke Pines Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.