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Police searching for suspects in National City jewelry store robbery

Posted at 4:03 PM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 19:49:16-04

NATIONAL CITY (KGTV) -- Police in National City are searching for several suspects who reportedly robbed a jewelry store early Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, three suspects entered the Eclipse Jewelry store just before 12:30 p.m.

The suspects, only described as police as three black men, smashed three to six jewelry cases and got away with an unknown amount of jewelry.

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After leaving the store, police say the suspects ran to a getaway car on North 2nd Avenue.

Police are looking into whether or not this incident is linked to a string of jewelry store robberies in late 2018 and early 2017.

Between December of 2018 and February of 2019, at least three other jewelry stores throughout San Diego County were robbed in a similary manner.

Check out the map below to see where the other jewelry stores were located: