Sarasota Police Attempt to Identify Suspects Who Stole $50,000 - $100,000 in Jewelry & Coins

SARASOTA, FL  – April 3, 2018   – 9:30 a.m.

Sarasota Police Detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying two burglary suspects who stole between $50,000 and $100,000 worth of jewelry and unique coins from Estate Coin and Jewelry Galleria located at 1650 Main Street, Sarasota.

On Thursday, March 29, 2018 at approximately 1:30 a.m., Sarasota Police Officers were dispatched to 1650 Main Street reference to a burglary.  Officers arrived on scene and found the rear door forced open.  Video of the burglary shows two individuals coming into the store in hooded sweatshirts and in about 60 seconds they can been seen smashing the glass of the jewelry cabinets with a crowbar and stealing jewelry and coins.

Employees at a neighboring store told Detectives that earlier in the day a couple came into the store asking questions that seemed out of the ordinary.  The female seen entering the neighboring store has a similar long braid as the one during the time of the burglary.

Video of the couple entering a neighboring store and video of the burglary at Estate Coin and Jewelry Galleria can be found on the Sarasota Police Department YouTube page at https://youtu.be/cpXXdG7hdOY

Anyone with information on this case, please call Detective Dustin Luciano at 941-363-5827 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com

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