WEATHERFORD (CBS 11) – Video of another smash and grab jewelry theft at an area department store. This latest incident makes at least 9 cases.
This time, the crook broke into the Belk Department Store in Weatherford and stole a case of expensive Michael Kors watches.
“This person knew exactly where those watches were… knows exactly what they were looking for,” said Commander Chris Crawford with Weatherford Police.
Last week CBS 11 uncovered a string of similar crimes happening in North Texas.
Police say, busy holiday crowds make it easier for crooks to case stores without being memorable.
“Generally there’s a pattern,” said Crawford. “So we reach out to all the other retail stores and all the other contacts we have in the law enforcement arena.”
Jewelry counters at three Belk stores in Fort Worth have also been hit.
Five Kohl’s Department Stores were hit too, in Dallas, Lewisville and Carrolton.
There was one failed burglary attempt at a Kohl’s in Irving.
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