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Police searching for suspects in string of jewelry store robberies

Posted at 4:20 PM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 19:20:55-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- Police are searching or several suspect who reportedly robbed several jewelry stores at gunpoint.

The first robbery happened around 7 p.m. on December 5 at a Jared’s Jewelry on the 1000 block of Camino De La Reina.

On January 12 at 6:23 p.m., police believe the same two suspects robbed a Jared’s Jewelry store on the 11000 block of Carmel Mountain Road.

In both cases, the suspects ran into the stores before pointing handguns at customers and employees.

According to police, one of the suspect would tell people inside not to move while the other used a hammer or crowbar to break the cases and steal jewelry.

“Both suspects fled the stores on foot in an unknown direction,” police say.

The first suspect is described as a black man in his 20s to early 30s, five feet, eight inches tall wearing a black hoodie with a black bandana covering his face. He was also wearing gloves, black tennis shoes with white soles and armed with a black handgun and crowbar.

The second suspect is also described as a black man in his 20s to early 30s. He was wearing a black hoodie with white trim, a black bandana covering his face, white gloves, blue tennis shoes with white soled and carrying a dark-colored duffel bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call the San Diego Police Department at 619-531-2299 or Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.