A team of robbers distracted the staff of a Charlotte Amalie store and made off with more than $3,000 worth of jewelry, the V.I. Police Department reported.
According to police, at 4:35 p.m., Wednesday, officers went to Beverly’s Jewelry, on Main Street in Charlotte Amalie, to investigate a possible larceny.
The business owner and employees reported that at around 3 p.m. several customers entered the store inquiring about items. While the employees were distracted, several pieces of jewelry worth more than $3,000 were stolen.
The suspects left the area.
Police urged anyone with knowledge of this incident to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 extension 5513, or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222- 8477 (1-800-222-TIPS) Tips to Crime Stoppers that resolve a crime can qualify the caller for an anonymous cash reward.