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Brazen Thieves Rappel Into Store, Take Millions in Jewelry

They’re believed to be a ‘professional crew.’

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Burglars stole millions in jewelry from a store in Roswell, GA, in a brazen overnight burglary.

The thieves hit Jason Guven Fine Jewelry, spending eight hours in the store and taking almost all of its merchandise, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The thieves cut power to the alarm system and rappelled from the roof, police said. They remain at-large.

The store owner was quoted staying that when he arrived the next morning, “We saw the displays on the floor, there was a hole in the vault. We were in shock.”

Sean Thompson, spokesman for the Roswell police department, was quoted saying the burglars appeared to be a “professional crew.”

“They cut through cinder block and rebar and crawled into the safe, where they stole an unknown amount of jewelry,” Thompson said.

The store’s surveillance cameras captured images of two of the suspects, but authorities have not yet identified them, according to the Journal-Constitution.

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