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$500,000 In Jewelry Stolen In Overnight Heist In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- Two men who walked into a jewelry store near San Francisco Union Square made off with half a million dollars in merchandise, according to police.

The burglary happened at 3:44 a.m. Thursday at a jewelry store on the 100 block of O'Farrell Street near Union Square.

Security images showed two suspects coming into the store and loading up a duffel bag with merchandise. Police said the value of the stolen items was $500,000.

suspect car
Police say this car was used by the jewelry store burglary suspects. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

The suspects used a Ford sedan during the heist, police said. Police did not say exactly how the burglars gained entrance to the store.

One of the suspects is a black man with dreadlocked hair, wearing a dark jacket, tan pants and white shoes. The second suspect was only described as a black man with a dark-colored "hoodie" pulled up over his head.

San Francisco Police urged anyone with information about the crime to contact the department's Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444.

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