2 suspects wanted in Upper East Side jewelry store robbery

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
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UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A search is underway for the suspects who robbed a jewelry store on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Monday.

The incident happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. at Little Italy Jewelers located at 1968 3rd Avenue.

Police say two male suspects wearing a mask entered the store and used a weapon, possibly a hammer, to break cases inside the store.

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The suspects then removed an undisclosed amount of jewelry and fled on foot.

A male employee suffered minor injuries from shattered glass.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.


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