Thief robs NYC jewelry store of $500k

March 19, 2011 1:51:49 PM PDT
Police have released surveillance pictures of the thief who robbed a Midtown jewelry store of more than $500,000 worth of jewelry and cash. It happened on March 11th at the Zales jewelry store on Fifth Avenue at 38th street.

The robber was armed with a black revolver.

He fled on foot, north on Fifth avenue.

The suspect is described as a male of unknown race, approximately 6'1", 170 to 180 pounds. He was wearing a full-length trench coat and a scarf that covered his face.