$19,380 Necklace Stolen During Snatch And Grab Robbery

Police in Smithfield are investigating the theft of a $19,380 necklace taken from a jewelry store during a snatch and grab robbery. The theft was reported on Tuesday, August 10th at 6:48pm at Zales Jewelers on Outlet Center Drive.

Authorities said two suspects entered the store and asked to see two necklaces.  One of the suspects then asked to see a third necklace.  While an employee was holding the third necklace, one of the suspects snatched it from her hand. Both suspects ran out the door to an awaiting vehicle.  Police believe there may have been a third suspect driving the vehicle.

No suspect descriptions were available. At last report,  no arrests have been made.