Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Car. Photo by John Schreiber.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Car. Photo by John Schreiber.

Authorities sought public help Wednesday to identify two men who stole about $10,000 in gold rings from a jewelry store in Industry.

The heist occurred about 4:15 p.m. March 17 at C&L Jewelry Repair, 1600 Azusa Ave. One suspect distracted the business owner while the other opened a display case and stole the rings, with a collective value of about $10,000, according to the sheriff’s department.

Detectives circulated security photos of the men. Both are black and about 35-40 years old. One of the robbers was about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 190 pounds, with black hair and two thick braids. He was dressed in dark clothing.

His accomplice wore a tan hat, a white T-shirt and tan shorts, and carried a black backpack.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call the sheriff’s Industry Station at (626) 330-3322, or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.

— City News Service 

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