SD Crime Stoppers searches for suspects connected to jewelry store burglaries
ENCINITAS (KUSI) — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station are asking for the public’s help to locate two men wanted in connection with the burglary of a jewelry store in Encinitas.
The burglary happened on Thursday, September 15th between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. at Three Sisters Jewelry Store in the 900 block of South Coast Highway 101.
Two men broke into the business by cutting a hole on the wall in the back of the store. They took $7,000 worth of jewelry. Damage to the store is estimated at $800.
Two men were seen casing the store just before the burglary. One suspect is seen in surveillance video posing as a maintenance worker. He was wearing a yellow fluorescent vest, white hard hat, light colored pants and t-shirt. He was also carrying a stick used to pick up trash from the ground.
The second suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans.
They left in a black four-door car, possibly a late 1990s Lexus.
If you recognize the suspects or have information about this crime, call the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 966-3500 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.
Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.org.