Man Steals Watches from Point Loma Jewelry Store

NBC 7 San Diego

A jewelry store in Point Loma was robbed Friday evening after an unknown suspect asked an employee to show him several high-end watches inside a display case, police confirmed.

The heist happened just before 6 p.m. at the Ipanema Watch & Jewelry store located at 1168 Rosecrans St.

Police said an unknown man walked into the business and asked to see some watches. When an employee pulled out several high-end Rolex watches, the suspect allegedly grabbed three watches and ran out of the shop.

The employee chased after the suspect, but lost him.

When officers arrived at the scene, the suspect was nowhere to be found. Police described the suspect as a black man in his 30s. He was wearing a grey hoodie and jeans during the robbery.

No one was injured in the incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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