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Crime Woman posed as Kay shopper, sprinted off with ring worth $22K

20:06  12 november  2019
20:06  12 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A woman asked to look at engagement rings at a Kay Jewelers store in Osceola County last week — then sprinted off with a ring worth more than $22,000, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

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According to investigators, the woman entered the store at 3216 N. John Young Parkway about 8 p.m. Thursday and asked to look at rings. An employee started showing her options, which is when the thief asked about a 3.61 carat ring that was on display, the Sheriff’s Office said.

  Woman posed as Kay shopper, sprinted off with ring worth $22K © Provided by McClatchy-Tribune Information Services

That’s when the woman snatched the ring and sprinted out of the store.

Security cameras recorded the woman taking her five-figure five-finger discount.

The ring was valued at $22,299, the Sheriff’s Office said.

The woman was described as about 25 years old, 5-foot-4 and about 135 pounds with brown hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 407-348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.

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