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Update: Video Released of Suspect in Junction Boulevard Jewelry Heist: NYPD

Ramoun Jewelry, 37-65 Junction Blvd. (Google)

Jan. 28, 2019 Staff Report

Police have released surveillance footage of a man wanted for allegedly stealing $100,000 worth of jewelry from a Corona shop last week.

The suspect, described as Hispanic and between 30 to 40 years of age, was seen entering a livery cab wearing a hoodie and face mask immediately after the Jan. 23 robbery at Shlomi Jewelry Store on Junction Boulevard.

The thief, according to police, broke into the 37-65 Junction Blvd. location by cutting a hole through the roof at around 7:30 p.m. that day.

An employee discovered the theft at around 11:15 a.m. the following day upon arriving at work, an NYPD spokesperson said.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-8477, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.

Note: A previous version of this article listed the value of the stolen pieces at $1 million based on information erroneously provided by an NYPD spokesperson. The value of the stolen items, according to police, is $100,000, per the complaint received.

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JHeights my whole life

Something in this story doesn’t make sense. Why did the article refer to the store as Shlomi Jewelry Store but the sign in the picture says Ramoun? Why wasn’t the jewelery put in a safe overnight? That is standard practice for most jewelry stores in order to avoid burglaries exactly like this one. Also how come no alarm went off? Most businesses have alarms and security cameras. On the day this place was burglarized there was no security methods in place. Even private citizens have doorbell cameras these days so their ups and postal packages don’t get stolen. Yet a jewelry store with a hundred thousand dollars of merch just leaves their valuables lying around?

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Sounds like an inside job. The fact that all they knew where all the wires and alarm were. Also, the owner over estimated the price of the jewelry stolen is another suspicious activity. It’s not uncommon when business owners aren’t doing well to go and plan a false theft. They didn’t call the cops til the next day. Lastly, looking at the cab images or the thief, it’s veey difficult to access he’s Latino. He could be of Middle-Eastern decent, looking at the eyes closely and comparing with the owners, they look similar.

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JHeights my whole life

To the lady who stole the wheelchair from the disabled school child just to hid it in the park or the pistol whipping thief who is going to do jail time for assault and robbery and all he got was an iphone 5 from 2014. Read this article. This is how you do crime no one was hurt, there are no witnesses, and the got over a million dollars worth of stuff. I don’t condone crime but if you’re going to do it right.

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