Armed robbery at jewelry store, one suspect caught

GREAT BAY—Divinitii Jewelers on Front Street was robbed by three armed men on Monday morning at about 10:45 am. Police have one suspect in custody. According to the police report, police immediately dispatched several patrols after receiving a call about the robbery. While approaching the scene three masked men covered were seen running away from the scene. “The police summoned these men to stop but they refused to do so. Several warning shots were then fired by police. One of the suspects surrendered while the others continued running away,” the police said in a release. This suspect was immediately arrested while a search for the other two continued. During the arrest of the suspect items stolen from the jewelry store were recovered. A vehicle which would probably be used as an escape vehicle was also confiscated.
The suspect was taken to the Philipsburg Police Station where he remains in custody for questioning. The search for the remaining suspects continues and the Police Department is asking anyone who may have information regarding this robbery to immediately get in contact with the Detective Department by call 54-22222 ext 213/214, the police anonymous tip line # 9300 or the Emergency Dispatch 911.

Source: TODAY