Suspect wanted in jewelry store robbery

Suspect fled the Zales Outlet store in Smithfield with a $3,000 diamond ring Monday (Image courtesy Smithfield Police Department)

September 10, 2012 1:13:29 PM PDT
Authorities are searching for a man they say stole a diamond ring from a jewelry store in Smithfield.

Officers responded to the Zales Outlet on Industrial Park Drive around 12:24 p.m. Monday.

Officials said a male entered the store and looked at diamond rings. He asked an employee to look at a $3,000 diamond ring in the display case. When the employee handed it to him, the suspect fled the store with the ring.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6'5"with a slim build. He was last seen wearing denim pants, a gray long sleeve shirt and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Smithfield Police Department Tip Line at (919) 989-8835.

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