Police: Jewelry store near Galleria robbed by masked suspects with sledgehammers

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Updated: Feb. 16, 2019 at 9:26 PM CST
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HOOVER, AL (WBRC) - Hoover police are searching for a several people who robbed Jared’s near the Galleria mall.

Lt. Keith Czaeskleba says police responded to the jewelry store on Galleria Circle just before 7 p.m. Witnesses told authorities that a black man wearing a mask and carrying a sledgehammer entered the store and struck the top of a display case.

Police say witnesses told them the man announced, “This is a robbery,” and two additional suspects with sledgehammers entered the store with their faces covered.

The suspects fled in a dark-colored car, authorities say, after taken an unknown amount of jewelry.

There were no injuries.

Hoover police ask that anyone with information contact Detective Brad Fountain at 205-444-7562.

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