Video Shows Suspects Breaking Into Jewelry Store With Sledgehammers and Reportedly Taking Up to $5M Worth of Items

Footage shows a Beverly Hills jewelry store getting hit by a smash-and-grab robbery in which five suspects can be seen running off with items they took.

A group of five masked robbers plundered a Beverly Hills jewelry store in broad daylight on Tuesday afternoon.

Footage captured by an onlooker and posted on Twitter shows suspects running with hands full of jewelry that they had just robbed from the window of Luxury Jewels of Beverly Hills. The owners of the store told KABC that the robbers took off with somewhere between $3 to $5 million worth of of jewelry, with one of the necklaces costing a staggering $500,000.

According to TMZ, the burglars did not enter the shop and simply smashed the windows and stole everything that was on display. The Beverly Hills Police Department believes that the five suspects smashed the display window with a sledgehammer before running off with the valuables.

KABC adds that the suspects are still at large. The owner of the jewelry store next door also recounted the event and explained that the five suspects hopped out of a car and immediately started trying to break the glass.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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