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Macy’s Worker Stabbed in Jewelry Robbery; Suspect Shot by Police

The sales associate “tried to stop a suspect who was smashing jewelry cases and taking jewelry.” the Jewelers’ Security Alliance reports.




A retail worker was stabbed in a jewelry robbery at a Macy’s store in Gwinnett County, GA, police said.

Police shot the suspect “when he abandoned his car in the middle of an intersection and took off,” WAGA-TV reports.

The suspect was identified as Jose Reyes-Serrato, 27, and the victim was identified as David Walker, 55. Both were taken to a hospital and expected to survive, according to WAGA.

According to the Jewelers’ Security Alliance, the sales associate “tried to stop a suspect who was smashing jewelry cases and taking jewelry.”

“The suspect took out a knife and critically stabbed the sales associate several times, causing a collapsed lung among other injuries,” JSA reports.

The suspect “attempted to flee the scene in a pickup, but the pickup was rammed by a police patrol car,” according to JSA.


“When the suspect then tried to flee on foot carrying a large kitchen knife, an officer shot the suspect.”



Moving Up — Not Out — with Wilkerson

Trish Parks has always wanted to be in the jewelry business and that passion has fueled her success. The original Corinth Jewelers opened in the Mississippi town of the same name in 2007. This year, Parks moved her business from its original strip mall location to a 10,000-square foot standalone store. To make room for fresh, new merchandise, she asked Wilkerson to organize a moving sale. “What I remember most about the sale is the outpouring excitement and appreciation from our customers,” says Parks. Would she recommend Wilkerson to other jewelers? “I would recommend Wilkerson because they came in, did what they were supposed to and made us all comfortable. And we met our goals.”

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