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JSA Offering Reward in Violent Brooklyn Jewelry Store Robbery

CrimeJan 09, 2023

JSA Offering Reward in Violent Brooklyn Jewelry Store Robbery

The two suspects beat the 79-year-old store owner before taking off with more than $100,000 in jewelry, police said.

Brooklyn, N.Y.—The Jewelers’ Security Alliance is offering a reward for any information leading to the arrests of two individuals wanted in a violent Brooklyn jewelry store robbery carried out just before the new year. 

According to the New York Police Department, the robbery occurred Dec. 30 at about 5:30 p.m. at Roxy Jewelry, located in the Prospect Lefferts Garden neighborhood of Brooklyn. 

JSA said the store’s 79-year-old owner was closing up for the night when two suspects (pictured in the NYPD tweet below) stormed in and brutally beat him while robbing the store. 

On the surveillance video, one of the suspects can be heard saying, “You gotta take all the rings,” while the other commented that their pockets were stuffed. 

The jeweler needed to be placed in intensive care with a brain bleed. No update on his condition was available as of Monday morning. 

The NYPD places the value of the jewelry stolen at over $100,000. 

 

JSA is offering a $2,500 reward for any information leading to the arrests of the suspects.

Contact the organization at 212-687-0328, or the rewards hotline at 1-800-537-0067 (all calls confidential), or via email at jsa2@jewelerssecurity.org.

Tips can also be submitted to the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782), online via the CrimeStoppers website, or on Twitter, @NYPDTips.


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Michelle Graffis the editor-in-chief at National Jeweler, directing the publication’s coverage both online and in print.
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