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Thief steals $70,000 bracelet from Underwoods Jewelers in Fayetteville

Police say the man came in and posed as a customer interested in the piece of jewelry. He did not appear to have any weapons or use any kind of force.

FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — Fayetteville Police are searching for a person they say robbed a local jewelry store.

According to police, just after 12 p.m. Friday (Dec. 4) a man walked into Underwoods Fine Jewelers on Dickson Street and stole an estimated $70,000 bracelet.

According to Sgt. Tony Murphy, the man came in and posed as a customer interested in the piece of jewelry, then grabbed it and ran. He did not appear to have any weapons or use any kind of force.

“The suspect enters the store acting as a normal customer," Murphy said. "Definitely, people should be on the lookout for this person during this time you know it’s Christmas time people can get desperate for whether it’s money or gifts or whatever so the shop owners need to be on the lookout for individuals like this”

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The theft is still under investigation at this time.

No one was injured during the robbery. 

If you recognize or have any information, please call Detective Lee at (479) 587-3520 ref. case #2020-90844. 

A $1,000 reward is being offered for the return of the stolen bracelet. 

This is a developing story.

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