The crime happened at Certified Jewelry Designs in Longwood, FL.
Police believe the crimes were all connected.
Thieves struck in Burlington, Everett and Medford.
Among the items taken were four custom chains worth $6,000 each, along with $10,000 in costume jewelry.
They've been charged with aggravated gang robbery and arson.
He was taken to the hospital with injuries.
They also took a handgun from the safe.
A suspect has been charged with interstate transportation of stolen goods and conspiracy.
They're believed to be a 'professional crew.'
The culprits left the vehicle at the scene.
He apparently used his advanced age and non-threatening demeanor to his advantage.
The trend has spread to New Jersey and Connecticut.
It's happened more than 30 times across the country.
They even stole repair items.
A mother and son were among those taken into custody.
The store is known for its celebrity clientele.
The store owner's longstanding security practice paid off.
The culprit is still at large.
He wasn't exactly competent
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