Original release (December 16, 2016 2:51):
Detectives with the Dundalk Precinct Investigative Services Team are investigating after a man stole an $8,000 necklace from a jewelry store in Eastpoint Mall.
The investigation has indicated that the suspect entered the Elite Gold and Diamonds store just before 4 p.m. on December 7 and asked to see a gold necklace worth $8,000. A store employee handed it to him, he put it around his neck, and ran from the store. A store employee chased the suspect onto the parking lot where he got into a silver Honda Accord.
The store employee stated he was standing about 50 to 75 feet from the Honda Accord and that someone inside the vehicle pointed what he believed to be a gun at him. The vehicle fled the scene on Eastern Avenue towards Essex.
Images of the suspect were captured on the store’s video surveillance system.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Dundalk Precinct at 410-887-7320 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.