Video shows outrageous theft of $2 million worth of jewelry from New York store


Bronx jewelry store robbery caught on camera, 4 suspects wanted

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According to the NYPD, an investigation is ongoing into a robbery by four masked men who brazenly broke into a jewelry store in the Bronx last week and made off with an estimated $2 million worth of merchandise.

The incident, which involved four men wearing face masks and was recorded by the company’s surveillance camera, happened just after 2:30 p.m. local time on Friday afternoon. The footage shows a man initially standing at the door of Rocco’s Jewelry, a retailer whose store is located on a busy Bronx street, just steps from Fordham University and down the street from the New York Botanical Garden.

In which Video, the first man waits at the entrance before opening the door. He continues to hold it open while three more men, each dressed in dark clothing, burst into the store. The trio use hammers to break open display cases that line the desk at Rocco’s Jewelry, quickly pulling items off the shelves and sliding them into their bags.

The first man continues to stand in the doorway throughout the 45-second video, facing the sunlit street as a line of people walk by. NYPD Crime Stoppers shared the clip on Twitter, along with a message asking anyone with information about the theft to report it by phone or direct message.

Witnesses later indicated that the robbery was carefully planned, as it was said to last only about a minute CBS New York. Rocco’s Jewelry was closed Saturday while detectives investigated the scene and determined the total value of the stolen goods was about $2 million, CBS New York reported.

None of the four people who committed the robbery were identified Sunday morning, and the NYPD has not provided additional updates on whether or not they have been found. Police are offering a reward of up to $3,500 for tips.

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