PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A suspect used a sledgehammer to break into a Brooklyn jewelry store and stole $200,000 worth of merchandise last week, authorities said.
The perpetrator burglarized the Glitz Jewelers at 117 Seventh Avenue in Park Slope on Aug. 17, around 3:45 a.m. The suspect allegedly used the sledgehammer to break the front door glass window to access the store.
Once inside, the burglar grabbed several pieces of jewelry valued at around $200,000 before fleeing the scene, police said.
There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing. Police released a photo of the suspect sought in the incident.
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