Thieves use sledgehammers to steal $25,000 in watches from New York City store

MIDTOWN, Manhattan -- Police say $25,000 worth of high-end watches were stolen from a luxury jewelry store in Midtown.

The theft was reported at the Tourneau shop on 53rd and Madison around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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Two thieves used sledgehammers to smash the front windows to get into the store.

Once inside, the pair grabbed about 100 watches.

Detectives say they drove away in a black Kia Optima sedan.

No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made.

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