San Francisco police search for 3 armed suspects in Tiffany & Co. robbery

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - San Francisco police are looking for three armed suspects in a jewelry store robbery that occurred Wednesday afternoon at a popular shopping center, a police spokeswoman said.

The robbery occurred in the 800 block of Market Street around 3 p.m., San Francisco police Sgt. Monica MacDonald said.

A Tiffany & Co. store at 845 Market St. is located inside the first floor of the Westfield San Francisco Centre.

The suspects ordered everyone in the store on to the ground and then ordered an employee to open cases filled with jewelry, MacDonald said.

The suspects were able to take some jewelry and flee, according to MacDonald.

MacDonald said police have not yet determined how much jewelry was stolen.

Police did not have video footage available of the robbery late Wednesday afternoon, MacDonald said.

Anyone with information on the theft is asked to call the San Francisco police anonymous tip line at (415) 575-4444.