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State Police Seeking Public's Assistance with Identifying Man Wanted for Theft and Robbery

New Jersey

The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with identifying a man wanted for stealing more $187,000 worth of jewelry from three jewelry stores in Burlington and Camden Counties.

Officials said on November 2, the suspect entered David Arlen Jewelry in Hainsport, N.J. and began speaking with a sales associate. While viewing some pieces of jewelry, the man allegedly grabbed two diamond rings from a display case and fled the store.

While investigating the theft, detectives discovered that the suspect was also wanted for stealing more than $77,000 worth of jewelry from a jewelry store in Marlton on October 28 and more than $97,000 worth of jewelry from a jewelry store in Haddon Heights on November 5.

The suspect fled in a black BMW sedan according to police.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'9", with a thin build. He was last seen wearing a gray zip-up sweatshirt with a "Puma" emblem on the right chest area, "BMW" emblem on the left chest area, and the words "BMW MotorSports" on the back.

The man also wore a gold watch on his left wrist and used an iPhone in a red case with a $2 dollar bill inside.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Bordentown Station Detective Bureau at 908-298-1171.

Anonymous tips are welcome.