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Burglar Spends 8 Full Minutes Cleaning Out Jewelry Store’s Showcases, Then Escapes Gunfight With Police

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He shopped until he very nearly dropped.

The search is on for a man who robbed the Dubai Jewelry store in Springfield, VA and then escaped just as the police arrived, NBC Washington reports. The store owner, Muhammad Rayaz, spoke with the TV station, saying that the burglar held him at gunpoint and spent eight minutes cleaning out the showcases. “All that time, his one hand was on me, and with his other hand, he was taking out all the jewelry stuff,” Rayaz described the scene. As the burglar was leaving the store, the police showed up. A brief gunfight ensued that left one bystander injured, but the thief got away.

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