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Bridgewater Police Searching for Jewelry Thief

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police is searching for someone who stole two Rolex watches, worth more than $29,000, from a Bridgewater jewelry store Sept. 28.

According to police, the suspect entered a local jewelry store and spoke to the staff, appearing to be interested in watches. After that, the suspect excused himself to make a phone call, and store employees walked away.

Police said the suspect then removed a small sledgehammer from a satchel, smashed the glass display case and removed two Rolex watches from the case. The two watches were valued at more than $29,000.

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The suspect, police said, fled from the store and drove off in an older model, four-door Nissan Sentra.

Anyone able to identify the suspect should contact Det. James Edwards at 908-722-4111, ext. 4123, or jedwards@bridgewaterpd.com.

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