Surveillance video released in Plantation jewelry store robbery

3 robbers took off with $43,900 tennis necklace


PLANTATION, Fla. – Police have released surveillance video in the robbery of a jewelry store in Plantation on Tuesday.

The robbery happened at Matthews Jewelers on North Nob Hill Road off W. Broward Boulevard at about 1:30 p.m.

According to police, a man and two women pretended to be shopping for jewelry, and then ran off with a $43,900 tennis necklace with 161 diamonds.

The robbers fled in a possibly teal Pontiac Grand Prix and a gray possible Toyota Camry that may have bullet holes in it.

Police said the owner of the store chased the thief into the parking lot and fired his gun after he thought the man was going to run him over.

Witnesses told police that they heard at least three gunshots.

Police believe there could be two other people involved who were driving the getaway cars.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call detectives at 954-797-2118.

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