Thief strikes Red Deer jewelry store

A man broke into Mitchell and Jewell early Friday morning, broke a display case and took off with the contents.

A man broke into Mitchell and Jewell early Friday morning, broke a display case and took off with the contents.

Red Deer City RCMP responded at 3:49 a.m. to the alarm at the business, located at 4910 45 Street, to find a broken window on the east side of the business.

Police said further investigation revealed that a man had broken the exterior window, entered the business and smashed the display case, taking off on foot with the contents of the display case in a dark-coloured backpack or duffel bag.

The man was last seen heading northbound on foot. He is described as having a slim build, wearing dark coloured or black clothing, a baseball cap and jacket. Police are not offering a description of what was taken at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Red Deer City RCMP at 403-343-5575 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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