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UPDATE: Moorestown Police Seek Pair of K-Mart Jewelry Thieves

The suspects made off with about $2,000 worth of jewelry from K-Mart on Route 38 Friday night.

Photo provided by Moorestown Police
Photo provided by Moorestown Police
UPDATE: Police provided additional details and photos Saturday morning:

Suspect #1 used a tool to cut open the security cable supporting a freestanding jewelry case to the counter. Suspect #2 took the case and fled.

When the loss prevention officer attempted to stop suspect #2, suspect #1 threatened him with a knife and told suspect #2 to retrieve a gun from the car so he could shoot him.

The officer to safety, and neither suspect displayed a gun.

The suspects fled north on South Lenola Road in a dark blue Chevrolet sedan.

ORIGINAL: Moorestown Police are seeking a pair of thieves who stole a case of jewelry from K-Mart on Route 38 worth $2,000 on Friday night, police said.

At about 8:30 p.m., two men entered the K-Mart, approached the jewelry counter and took a case of jewelry, police said. When they were approached by a loss prevention officer, the suspects fled and said they had a gun and a knife.

The suspects got into a tussle with the officer while he tried to apprehend them. They fled in a blue older vehicle. The officer was not injured in the tussle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Moorestown Detectives at 856-914-3092 or detectives@moorestownpd.com.

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