Headlines Tear Gas Used in Calgary Jewelry Store Robbery At least 20 people were treated after exposure to the chemical. Published 3 months ago on August 1, 2020 By INSTORE Staff Share Tweet Suspects deployed tear gas while robbing a jewelry store in Calgary on Saturday afternoon, police said. The gas made its way into the vents at Paris Jewellers, which is located within Sunridge Mall, Global News reports. The entire mall had to be evacuated. A “hectic scene” ensued, and at least 20 people were sent for treatment after exposure to the gas, according to the Calgary Fire Department. “Some merchandise” was taken, according to police. The value was unknown. Two men entered the jewelery store, one of whom had a shotgun, said Scott McCann, Calgary police acting investigator, according to 660 News. There’s “no indication that the shotgun was used,” he said. One of the suspects had on a motorcycle helmet, while the other wore a disposable mask, 660 News reports. Advertisement The suspects fled in a beige Volkswagen SUV that police said was stolen. The vehicle was driven by a third suspect — a female with pink hair. Read more at Global News Related Topics: crimeLatest News Toprobbery click to Comment(Comment) Up Next 9-Store Jewelry Retailer Looks to Open New HQ Don't Miss De Beers Likely to Lay Off Workers Due to COVID-19 Pandemic Continue Reading Advertisement SPONSORED VIDEO Wilkerson Testimonials After 42 Years in Business, They Chose Wilkerson to Close Up Shop After 42 years, it was time for Gina McHugh to hang up her bench tools and plan on doing something completely different. She and her husband, Mick, had a beautiful Binghamton, NY store — The Goldsmith — but in late 2019, the time felt right for retirement. They called Wilkerson. “They’d always been a part of our bridal jewelry selection,” says Gina, “and I felt really good about their quality and service. So, when we were looking for someone to work with us, Wilkerson was a natural.” With the kind of service and support Wilkerson is known for, Gina says their sales consultants made their retirement sale, “successful and quite easy.” You may like Robbery Crew Targeted Traveling Jewelry Salespeople Bloods Leader Who Kept Cocaine in His Jewelry Store Is Sentenced to Prison Thief Snags $78,000 Ring From Louisiana Jewelry Store — Watch the Security Video Promoted Headlines JYE’S International is Seen in All the Best Cases The Sylvie Collection Knows What Women Want Sylvie Collection From Chain to Casting, National Chain Group Does It All National Chain Group Advertisement Latest Trending Videos Big Survey23 hours ago Here’s What Surging Gold Prices Have Meant for Jewelers Press Releases1 day ago IIJS Virtual 2020, A Game Changer for the Indian Gem & Jewelry Industry Press Releases1 day ago GJEPC Invites Entries for The Artisan Awards 2021 Photo Gallery4 days ago 12 Photos That Show Off the Wow Factor at Thollot Diamonds & Fine Jewelry in Colorado Big Survey1 week ago The Guy Who Bought 13 Rings, and Other Tales of Serial Engagements Big Survey1 week ago 7 Out of 10 Jewelers Surveyed Said They Do Not Want to Add a Brand Sponsored Content1 week ago A Liquidation Sale during a Pandemic? Wilkerson Showed Them the Way Sponsored Webinars2 weeks ago Podium Presents: 5 Crucial Customer Experience Improvements to Make as You Reopen Jimmy Degroot3 weeks ago Video: How to Smooth Out the Chaos in Your Jewelry Store and Create Harmony Instead Advertisement SubscribeBULLETINS INSTORE helps you become a better jeweler with the biggest daily news headlines and useful tips. (Mailed 5x per week.) Latest Comments Most Popular Photo Gallery4 days ago 12 Photos That Show Off the Wow Factor at Thollot Diamonds & Fine Jewelry in Colorado Big Survey1 week ago The Guy Who Bought 13 Rings, and Other Tales of Serial Engagements Big Survey1 week ago 7 Out of 10 Jewelers Surveyed Said They Do Not Want to Add a Brand Big Survey23 hours ago Here’s What Surging Gold Prices Have Meant for Jewelers Big Survey2 days ago 25% of Jewelers Are Drinking More This Year Because of COVID-19 Sponsored Content1 week ago A Liquidation Sale during a Pandemic? Wilkerson Showed Them the Way Big Survey6 days ago What’s Wrong with Millennials? Here’s What Jewelers Say Sponsored Content1 week ago Why Have 1,800+ Jewelers Switched to BriteCo?