Brazen Thief Makes Off With Stolen Jewelry, Detectives Say
On Saturday June 8, 2013, the owner of Michael's Jewelers in Franklin stated that a thief came into the store and stole $250,000 worth of Jewelry.
According to detectives, the thief is a dark-skinned, Hispanic male, approximately 5'7", in his early thirties, wearing blue jeans, a dark colored jacket and baseball cap.
At approximately 1:05 PM, the man came in wanting to buy a ring. He waited until the store owner and a fellow employee were busy, and then walked out with bag full of jewelry. He entered what looked like a gold-colored Nissan Altima and drove off.
The Altima was later found to be stolen from Newburgh, New York, police say.
The Franklin Police Detective Bureau has been investigating this incident. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Franklin Borough Police Department 973-827-7700 extension 231.