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Suspects Arrested in $500,000 SF Jewelry Heist

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Two suspects who were captured on a security camera as they systemically smashed glass cases and stole $500,000 worth of jewelry from a San Francisco store have been arrested, authorities said.

San Francisco police spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi tweeted that the two suspects had been taken into custody. No other information was immediately available.

The burglary took place at 3:44 a.m. on June 23rd 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.

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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.

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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