INDUSTRY (CBSLA.com) — Detectives sought the public’s help Wednesday to identify two men who were caught on camera stealing gold rings from a jewelry store in the city of Industry.
Surveillance video captured the crime, which took place at C & L Jewelry Repair, located in the 1600 block of Azusa Avenue, shortly after 4 p.m. on March 17, according to the Los Angeles County Industry Sheriff’s Station.
The “suspect asked the owner to clean his personal jewelry and while the owner was busy, he lifted the display case glass, possibly with a coin, and stole an allotment of gold rings totaling approximately $10,000,” Det. A Peraita said.
Detectives said both suspects are African American men who are believed to be between 35 and 40-years-old.
One of the suspects has black hair styled in two thick braids and has an earring in his left ear lobe. He was last seen wearing a black or brown button-up shirt with black or dark jeans.
The other suspect was last seen wearing a tan hat, a white T-shirt, tan shorts and a black backpack.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident has been urged to contact the Los Angeles County Industry Sheriff’s Station at (626) 330-3322.