Ashley’s Jewelry by
Design was the victim of a smash-and-grab burglary in the early morning
hours of Tuesday, Nov. 5, Chesterton Police are reporting.
police, at 3:11 a.m. officers were dispatched to Ashley’s, 221 Broadway,
after an alarm at the business was activated.
Police said that
the glass front door was shattered and six jewelry cases inside the store
footage shows a suspect dressed in black pantsÑprobably Adidas brand, with
three white stripes on the side of both legsÑa navy blue sweatshirt, and
white shoes exiting the store and headed west on the sidewalk.
There also appeared
to be a second suspect, acting as a lookout, but not enough of this person
was visible in the footage for a description, police said.
It was unclear at
the time of the CPD report what exactly was stolen and how much the items
were worth. But the owners believe a partial inventory of the stolen
merchandise includes pieces by Frederic Duclos, sample rings with the
Ashley’s logo by Endless Design, sterling silver necklaces with 14K gold
trim by Phillip Gavriel, and watches by Citizen.