Jul 17, 2014 7:11 PM by News Staff
Chico Police are investigating an early morning break-in at The Jewelry Box on Mangrove Avenue.
Store surveillance captured four suspects breaking through the front door Thursday morning. The suspects smashed the glass counters and grabbed handfuls of jewelry, they were in and out of the store in a minute.
Chico Police say they received a call from a person who noticed the broken glass at 5:05 a.m. and when they arrived on the scene they found significant damage to the store. A total estimate of damages was not available, but the store owner estimated that the broken glass cases were $40,000.
Chico Police said all four suspect appeared to be in their late teens to early twenties and were wearing hooded sweatshirts concealing their faces.
The Jewelry Box specializes in handcrafted jewelry made by local jewelers.