Thieves steal $500K worth of jewelry in Falls Church; Search underway for 5 suspects

(PHOTO: City of Falls Church Police)

Police in Virginia are asking for help finding several suspects accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from a store in Falls Church.

According to the City of Falls Church Police, the incident happened around 1:45 p.m. on Friday, March 10 at Tri State Jewelers, located at 110 W Broad Street.


Smash-and-grab thieves steal $100K worth of jewelry in Falls Church

Detectives from the Falls Church Police Department are searching for three suspects who they say stole $100,000 worth of jewelry from a store in the Eden Center shopping mall. 

Investigators say that two men and three women entered the store, and while inside, the men kept the store's employees busy as the women walked around the store.

During this time, police say, one of the women crawled to the store's back room and stole about $500,000 worth of jewelry.

Police say the woman was wearing a purple dress with a white checkered design and a blue headscarf at the time of the incident.

Investigators released the following photos of the suspects involved:

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(PHOTO: City of Falls Church Police)

Anyone with information is asked to call 703-248-5284.