Thief Grabs Two Rings At Westborough Jewelry Store

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Westborough Police are investigating a jewelry store robbery. Photo Credit: File

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. — A man posing as a customer at a Westborough jewelry store Thursday snatched two rings from the owner's hand and fled to a waiting vehicle, police report.

The store owner got the plate number to the vehicle, a Mercury Mountaineer registered to a Leicester resident, police said.

The rings were later sold at a jewelry store in Shrewsbury and recovered by police. They were valued at $1,000 and $300.

The incident occurred at Town and Country Jewelers in West Meadow Plaza on Milk Street at about 1:44 p.m. Thursday, police said, while the owner was showing rings to the man.

An investigation by Detective Stephen Tompkins has identified a suspect, but his name was not released by police. The investigation is continuing.

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