Cops: Rolex heist caught on camera in Boca Raton

Suspect has a southern accent

Published On: Feb 13 2013 03:04:50 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 13 2013 03:05:46 PM EST
BOCA RATON, Fla. -

Police are searching for a man who they said was caught on camera snatching a very pricey wristwatch.

Boca Raton Police said the man, who is seen in the above surveillance picture, stopped into the Mayors jewelry store in the Town Center Mall on Feb. 1.

Detectives said he tried on two different watches,  and when the store employees became distracted, he ran out of the store wearing one of the watches.

The watch is described as a rose-gold, 18 karat Rolex, with a brown face and roman numerals.

Police said the suspect has a southern accent.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.