Police: Man Made Off With $25,000 Watch From Tourneau Retail Store
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were on the hunt Wednesday night for a suspect who stole a pricey Rolex watch from the Tourneau store at Columbus Circle.
Around 3 p.m., the man walked into the Tourneau retail outlet at 10 Columbus Circle and asked to see a Rolex Day Date II watch.
A sales associate took out the watch and placed it on the suspect’s wrist. The suspect ran off with the watch, police said.
A photo of the 18K yellow gold watch was released by police. The Tourneau Web site indicates its price as $25,000.
Police also released a surveillance photo of the suspect, who was described as wearing a yellow shirt and a Miami Heat baseball cap.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, log onto the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
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