Armed jewelry heist caught on video

Police have released dramatic surveillance video that shows an armed jewelry heist in broad daylight.  According to authorities, two men walked into a Coney Island Avenue jewelry store in Midwood Wednesday

News 12 Staff

Dec 5, 2014, 8:39 PM

Updated 3,458 days ago

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Armed jewelry heist caught on video
Police have released dramatic surveillance video that shows an armed jewelry heist in broad daylight. 
According to authorities, two men walked into a Coney Island Avenue jewelry store in Midwood Wednesday afternoon and pulled out a gun. 
The video then shows one of the suspects using a hammer to smash the glass display case, pull out jewelry and shove the pieces into a bag. 
Investigators say the men were able to get away with about $250,000 worth of merchandise. 
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS


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