In Burleson, someone swiped $40,000 to $50,000 dollars’ worth of jewelry from behind the counter of a JCPenney store. Police say employees had turned their backs on the counter and didn’t notice the theft until an audit later. When employees later reviewed the surveillance video, they realized the suspect had been in the store earlier in the day.
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The Burleson Police Department is seeking the public’s help in solving the case of the theft of several high dollar pieces of jewelry from the JCPenney store, 877 N.E. Alsbury Blvd. The store is located in the Burleson Town Center shopping center.
Jewelry valued at between $40,000 and $50,000 was taken from the store between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9. The store was open for business during that timeframe.
The Burleson Police are sharing surveillance video pictures taken of the possible suspect, a white male who was in the vicinity at the time of the reported theft. If anyone recognizes the possible suspect, call Johnson County Crime Stoppers at 817-295-TIPS (8477) or call the Burleson Police Department’s criminal investigations section at 817-426-9928.