ST. GEORGE — Greater than a dozen police models responded to the Purple Cliffs Mall on Telegraph Road on a report of a jewellery theft involving two suspects who allegedly grabbed a number of items of bijou and ran from the shop – the primary of two thefts reported Thursday afternoon.
On Thursday, officers had been dispatched to Kay Jewelers positioned within the Purple Cliffs Mall after a retailer worker referred to as 911 reporting the theft of a number of items of high-end jewellery shortly after 3 p.m.
In accordance with preliminary experiences, the suspects grabbed the objects after which fled from the shop on foot, St. George Police Officer Tiffany Mitchell informed St. George Information.
A number of police models responded to the mall and obtained an outline of the 2 males who had been described as two Black males, every about 6 ft tall with facial hair, a number of tattoos and sporting baseball caps.
That data was relayed to officers conducting a canvass of the realm whereas the scene was being processed for proof.
“One male has a definite sleeve tattoo on his proper arm and different unspecified neck tattoos,” Mitchell stated.
She additionally stated that whereas officers had been nonetheless processing the scene on the mall, a second theft was reported at a jewellery retailer close by. Throughout that incident, two males matching the outline of the sooner theft entered the shop after which fled with a number of items of bijou.
Witnesses additionally reported seeing each males exit the shop after which drive off in a dark-colored Subaru sedan.
Officers obtained surveillance footage from the companies that captured pictures of the lads within the shop. Images captured from the footage are included on this report.
The suspects weren’t positioned following Thursday’s incident and no arrests have been made at this level, however Mitchell stated that investigators have decided that each suspects have been concerned in comparable crimes in different areas which might be nonetheless underneath investigation.
She stated no additional particulars are being launched at this stage of the investigation since it’s nonetheless energetic. The report shall be up to date as additional particulars turn out to be accessible.
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This report is predicated on statements from courtroom information, police or different responders and will not include the total scope of findings. Individuals arrested or charged are presumed harmless till discovered responsible in a courtroom of legislation or as in any other case determined by a trier-of-fact.
S. George Information reporter Jeff Richards contributed to the report.
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