Man Allegedly Steals $20K in Jewelry: Police

By Monica Garske
|  Saturday, Apr 20, 2013  |  Updated 12:12 PM PDT
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Man Allegedly Steals $20K in Jewelry: Police

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The grand theft suspect pictured on surveillance tape on Apr. 1.

Detectives are searching for a man who allegedly stole more than $20,000 worth of custom jewelry from a car parked at Horton Plaza mall in downtown San Diego.

According to investigators, the theft happened on Apr. 1 at around 11:50 a.m. An unknown man -- captured by a nearby surveillance camera -- took a number of valuable rings, necklaces, earrings and watches from a vehicle.

The custom jewelry was inside a white and red Lululemon-brand bag that was momentarily left unattended on the front passenger seat of the victim’s car.

Police have released the grand theft suspect’s photograph (pictured above). Detectives are asking for the public’s help to help identify and locate the suspect.

Authorities describe him as a short, unshaven, 20 to 25-year-old man with a medium complexion. He has a normal to muscular build and was wearing a polo-style shirt with blue and grey horizontal stripes, a large silver and black wristwatch and brown dress shoes at the time of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this case should call SDPD detectives at (619) 744-9500 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
 

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