Jewelry Store Theft - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Jewelry Store Theft

Updated:

LUFKIN (KYTX)- At approximately 2 p.m., on April 17, the Lufkin Police Department received a call advising that four subjects were robbing Beard's Fine Jewelry. 

A witness gave the license plate and description of the suspect vehicle.  Officers responded to the area and located the suspect vehicle abandoned in a nearby parking lot.  The vehicle had been reported stolen the day before from a local shopping center. 

It is believed that the suspects may have gotten into a small, newer model, tan or beige SUV; possibly a Ford Edge.

Detectives and other officers went to the store and made contact with the employees. 

Detectives learned that four subjects wearing masks entered the store causing the employees to seek safety at the back of the business.  The suspects then began breaking the jewelry cases, taking an assortment of jewelry and leaving the store. 

A total value of the stolen jewelry is not known at this time.  No one was injured during the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Lufkin Police Department at (936)633-0356. 

Anyone with information concerning this investigation can provide information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers of Lufkin at (936) 639-TIPS or by submitting an anonymous tip at www.LufkinCrimeStoppers.com

Crime Stoppers Tipsters never give their name and Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest related to this incident.

 

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Girl, 4, allegedly killed by her mom is laid to rest

    Girl, 4, allegedly killed by her mom is laid to rest

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:38 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:38:53 GMT
    ATHENS (KYTX) - A four-year-old Athens girl Victoria Wyatt has been laid to rest, a little less than a week after her mother confessed to killing her.More >>
    ATHENS (KYTX) - A four-year-old Athens girl Victoria Wyatt has been laid to rest, a little less than a week after her mother confessed to killing her.More >>
  • 1 dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes Southern California

    1 dead, 13 injured after lightning strikes Southern California

    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike. A man in his mid-20s died at the hospital after being transported from Venice Beach.More >>
    A sunny day at California's famed Venice Beach took a dark turn Sunday when one person died and a dozen others were injured after a rare lightning strike. A man in his mid-20s died at the hospital after being transported from Venice Beach.More >>
  • SPECIAL REPORT: You Don't Know Where That's Been

    SPECIAL REPORT: You Don't Know Where That's Been

    After a few disastrous flu seasons, and recent increases in staph infections nationwide, spreading germs is becoming more and more serious. In a special report, we tested a bunch of things we touch every day to see how filthy they really are.More >>
    After a few disastrous flu seasons, and recent increases in staph infections nationwide, spreading germs is becoming more and more serious. In a special report, we tested a bunch of things we touch every day to see how filthy they really are.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.