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Berkeley Bombay Jewelry Trading Company Robbed by Mob Caught on Camera

The Bombay Jewelry Trading Company report s a loss of a half million dollars in the robbery.

Masked robbers “armed with guns and sledgehammers” forced their way into a Berkeley jewelry shop over the weekend, stealing a half million dollars worth of merchandise, authorities report.

Berkeley Bombay Jewelry Trading Company Robbed by Mob Caught on Camera. Credit Google Street View

The armed robbery occurred on Saturday just before 2:10 p.m. at Bombay Jewelry Company, located at 1042 University Ave. near 10th Street.

According to Berkeley police, seven to eight individuals executed a “coordinated robbery,” forcing their way into the business.

They “used sledgehammers to break display cases and brandished firearms to threaten and control the staff and customers,” BPD reported. “The total estimated loss is approximately $500,000 in assorted jewelry.”

The initial call came from the alarm company, and police responded quickly, according to dispatch audio reviewed by The Scanner.

The group arrived in two vehicles described as black and silver sedans.

The Berkeley Police Department is “actively investigating” the robbery, authorities said Monday.

Ladrones enmascarados “armados con pistolas y mazos” irrumpieron en una joyería de Berkeley durante el fin de semana, robando mercancías por valor de medio millón de dólares, informan las autoridades.

El robo a mano armada se produjo el sábado poco antes de las 14:10 horas. en Bombay Jewelry Company, ubicada en 1042 University Ave. cerca de 10th Street.

Según la policía de Berkeley, entre siete y ocho personas ejecutaron un “robo coordinado” y entraron por la fuerza en el negocio.

“Usaron mazos para romper vitrinas y blandieron armas de fuego para amenazar y controlar al personal y a los clientes”, informó BPD. “La pérdida total estimada es de aproximadamente 500.000 dólares en joyas variadas”.

La llamada inicial provino de la compañía de alarmas y la policía respondió rápidamente, según el audio del despacho revisado por The Scanner.

El grupo llegó en dos vehículos descritos como sedanes negros y plateados.

El Departamento de Policía de Berkeley está “investigando activamente” el robo, dijeron las autoridades el lunes.

Source: KTVU Fox 2 San Francisco

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