Original release (December 29, 2016 10:20 a.m.):
The Baltimore County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect responsible for a December 18 burglary at the Poplar Jewelry store in the 1700 block of East Joppa Road 21234.
Officers responded to the business just before 4:30 a.m. on December 18 for a burglar alarm. When officers arrived, they found that one of the windows had been broken out as well as the glass on several cases inside the store.
Investigation indicated that the suspect gained entry to Poplar Jewelry by breaking out a window with a hammer. He then used the hammer to break the glass on several display cases. The suspect took jewelry before leaving the store.
Images of the suspect were captured on video surveillance.
The incident is under investigation by the Baltimore County Police Burglary Unit.
Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is asked to call police at 410-307-2020 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.
Metro Crime Stoppers, an organization that is separate from the Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Government, offers rewards for information in connection with felony offenses. Anonymous tips can be sent to Metro Crime Stoppers by phone, text message or online.