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Rolex thief runs off w/ 2 watches from Century City shop

May 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A thief was caught on video stealing two Rolex watches from a jewelry store at a Century City mall.

Last Thursday, the suspect walked into Gearys Jewelry Shop and asked to look at some watches. He then grabbed one from the tray and forced the second from the employee's hand. Both were Rolexes worth more than $64,000.

The suspect then ran toward the exit and was tackled by a security guard. He managed to break free. The guard was slightly injured.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (877) LAPD-24-7 or (877) 527-3247.