Thieves use sledgehammers in jewelry store smash-and-grab robbery in Westport | VIDEO

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Thieves use sledgehammers in jewelry store robbery in Westport | VIDEO
Marcus Solis has the story in Connecticut on the robbery.

WESTPORT, Connecticut (WABC) -- Police in Connecticut are searching for two masked thieves with sledgehammers who robbed a jewelry store on Thursday.

It happened at Lux, Bond, and Green, a high-end jewelry store, on Main Street just after 3 p.m. in the heart of downtown Westport.

Surveillance video shows the pair smashing display cases and grabbing whatever was in reach while the employees hid in the back.

It was all over and done in 28 seconds.

The suspects got away with seven time pieces valued over $100,000.

They were last seen running away south on Elm Street before getting away in a black BMW toward Fairfield on Post Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Westport Police Detective Bureau at (203)341-6080.

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