$100,000 in Diamonds Stolen from Store

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Columbia police are searching for four suspects who they say stole $100,000 worth of diamonds from a jewelry store.

Officers say the theft happened at Moseley's on Broad River Road around 1 p.m. June 14th.

According to investigators, three of the suspects pretended to be customers and distracted employees. While they were talking to the store workers, a male suspect walked into a restricted area and took the diamonds from a safe.

In a surveillance video, officers say the suspect could be seen putting the jewelry tray in his jacket before he left the store with the other suspects.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to www.midlandscrimestoppers.com. You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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