Four suspects, three of them armed, robbed an undisclosed amount of jewelry from Zales The Diamond Store late Thursday morning, a Vacaville police sergeant said.
The robbery happened around 11:25 a.m. at 131 Nut Tree Road in the Vacaville Premium Outlets, Sgt. Jeff King said. The suspects' faces were covered and they were dressed in dark clothing, King said. One suspect had what appeared to be an assault rifle, two suspects had hammers and the fourth carried a black bag.
Two suspects smashed jewelry display cases and the suspect with the bag collected the jewelry while the fourth suspect held the gun toward the three customers and two employees who were in the store, King said.
The suspects fled in an unknown direction in a cream-color, mid-size sport utility vehicle, King said. No one was injured. Police have a partial license plate of the SUV and are working several leads.
An employee at the store said he could not comment on the robbery. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Detective Chris Lechuga at (707) 449-5269
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