Police: More than $20,000 in jewelry stolen after burglars use hammers to smash into Mississippi store

Published 5:19 am Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Police say two men made off with more than $20,000 in jewelry after they smashed into a Mississippi jewelry store.

Officials from the Byram Police Department say the burglars used hammers to shatter the glass display cases and steal the merchandise at Platinum Jewelers at approximately 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

The amount of damage down to the store was described as “extensive,” according to local news sources.

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The Byram Police Department is asking for help identifying the thieves. If you have any information regarding the heist, call the Detective Bureau at 601-372-7747 or Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).