CHELSEA, Manhattan (PIX1) — A brazen burglar casually wheeled a garbage can with some pricey jewelry down a Chelsea street last month, video of the heist shows.
The thief was one of four people who allegedly stole about $225,000 worth of merchandise from a jewelry show at the Metro Pavilion on 18th Street, police said. The incident occurred on Oct. 26 at around 11 a.m., police said.
A gray-haired man garbed in all black was caught on surveillance video calmly strolling down the street with a gray garbage bin, according to the NYPD footage.
Police are searching for three men and a woman in the heist. They are believed to be about 35 to 45 years old. No other descriptions were provided.
There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.
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