CULVER CITY (CBSLA.com) — Detectives sought the public’s help Thursday in identifying a man accused of stealing four diamond rings from a jewelry store clerk.
According to the Culver City Police Department, the suspect allegedly inquired about a diamond ring around 6:15 p.m. on Monday at a Zale’s Jewelry Store, located inside the Westfield Culver City Mall, in the 6000 block of Sepulveda Boulevard.READ MORE: A 'Very Good Boy' Helps Pasadena Police Track His Whereabouts In Stolen Vehicle
When the clerk removed a ring from the display case, the suspect displayed a hand gun from his waistband, grabbed the ring, and threatened to shoot the clerk if she moved, officers said.
Officials went on to explain the suspect reached over the counter, stole three additional rings, and fled from the store.READ MORE: 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' Celebrates 1,000th Show Wednesday
Police explained the total value of all four rings is about $17,000.
No injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: Santa Arrives At Orthopedic Institute For Children Aboard LAPD Helicopter
Anyone who recognizes this suspect, or has information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Culver City Police Department at (310) 253-6311.