Dayton police looking for jewelry theft suspect

Suspect in jewelry store robbery in Dayton. (Photo/Dayton Police Department)
Suspect in jewelry store robbery in Dayton. (Photo/Dayton Police Department)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Dayton police are on the trail of a jewelry theft suspect.

Investigators released surveillance photos of the robbery at the Salem Jewelers on July 22.

They say the suspect at first acted like a customer and asked to see some jewelry.

The clerk turned around to retrieve some items and turned back only to find the suspect pointing a gun.

He demanded jewelry and cash before fleeing the store.

Police say the suspect jumped into a waiting silver four-door sedan, possibly a Chrysler 200.

Call Crime Stoppers at 222-7867 if you have any information about the crime.

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