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Austin Police Seeking 7 Suspects in Jewelry Store Smash-and-Grab

CrimeMar 18, 2021

Austin Police Seeking 7 Suspects in Jewelry Store Smash-and-Grab

Two entered Marc Robinson Jewelers first and five more followed, police said.

Austin, Texas—The Austin Police Department is searching for seven suspects wanted in connection with the recent robbery of a jewelry store. 

According to police, on Saturday, Feb. 13, two of the suspects entered Marc Robinson Jewelers prior to the robbery. 

They remained in the store as five other suspects came in and proceeded to commit a smash-and-grab robbery, threatening one of the store’s employees. 

All seven suspects fled from the scene on foot, possibly leaving a vehicle behind, police said.

No injuries were reported. 

The Austin Police Department told National Jeweler it could not release information regarding what was stolen or how much it is worth as the investigation is ongoing.

These two suspects entered Marc Robinson Jewelers prior to the smash-and-grab robbery on Feb. 13, according to the Austin Police Department.


Suspect one is described as a male in his late teens to mid-20s, of medium build and unknown height. He was last seen wearing a black and white checkered face mask, gray hoodie, and gray sweatpants.


The second suspect is described as a male in his mid-20s of unknown height and medium to heavy build. He was last seen wearing a black mask, black jacket, red and black checkered flannel shirt, black pants, and black shoes.

Little information is available about the other five suspects. Police describe them only as being in their teens and being fully covered in heavy clothing, masks, and gloves.

A photo of five suspects who robbed the Marc Robinson Jewelers last month, provided by the Austin Police Department


For more pictures, visit AustinTexas.gov.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the case to call the Austin Police Department at 512-974-5092 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS. 

Brecken Branstratoris the senior editor, gemstones at National Jeweler, covering sourcing, pricing and other developments in the colored stone sector.
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