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Burglars smash their way into El Cajon jewelry store, take $50,000 in jewelry

Posted at 6:32 AM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 09:37:51-05

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) – Police are investigating a smash-and-grab burglary at an El Cajon jewelry store in which $50,000 in jewelry was stolen.

The break-in at Diamond Creations on 751 Jamacha Road was reported just after 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, according to El Cajon police.

Responding officers arrived to find a broken front glass window and smashed cases inside the store. A trail of jewelry was left in the parking lot.

Surveillance video showed three men using crowbars to smash their way into the business, destroy cases, and then swipe around $50,000 worth of jewelry.

The men were inside the store in under a minute.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call El Cajon police.