Thieves use hammer to smash jewelry case, make off with $8K in rings, police say

Authorities searching for men involved in a jewelry store robbery.
Authorities searching for men involved in a jewelry store robbery. (HPD)

HOUSTON – An investigation is underway after four men steal dozens of women’s rings worth $8,000 during a jewelry store robbery in late November.

The incident happened around 1:10 p.m. on Nov. 29 at a store in the 10800 block of South Post Oak Road in Houston, police said.

According to authorities, the men showed up at the location in a white, four-door sedan (believed to be a Nissan Versa). The driver stayed in the vehicle while the other three rushed to the store, police said.

Authorities searching for men involved in a jewelry store robbery. (HPD)

Police said one of the men held the door while the other two used a hammer to bash in the jewelry display case. Police said they stole around 70 women’s rings valued at about $8,000 before fleeing the scene.

Authorities searching for men involved in a jewelry store robbery. (HPD)

Officers believe the men have likely been involved in similar crimes in the area.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to their identifications or arrest. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477 or submit a tip online at Crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers app.

Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.


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Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli has been a digital news editor at KPRC 2 since 2018. She is a published poet and has background in creative writing and journalism. Daniela has covered events like Hurricane Harvey and the Astros World Series win. In her spare time, Daniela is an avid reader and loves to spend time with her two miniature dachshunds.