Police: Men smash window of Brooklyn jewelry store with hammer, seize $150,000 in merchandise

CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) — Police are investigating another armed robbery at a New York jewelry store.

The final target was “Rio De Oro Jewelry” in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn.

Police say three men smashed a front window with a hammer, removed several items, then fled.

Police have yet to link the theft to similar thefts at other jewelry stores in Brooklyn and the Bronx, but the owner of Rio De Oro says he has suspicions.

He says the thieves got away with $150,000 worth of merchandise.

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