Police looking for man accused of stealing from Burlington jewelry store

Surveillance images of the suspect provided by Burlington police.

Surveillance images of the suspect provided by Burlington police.

BURLINGTON, N.C. – Police are looking for a man accused of stealing from a Burlington jewelry store on Friday afternoon.

Burlington police said officers were called to Eden Jewelry at 2767 S. Church St. at about 4:25 p.m. in reference to a larceny.

Employees told officers that a man entered the business and asked to look at some merchandise.

An employee said he handed the suspect a piece of jewelry and the suspect ran out the front door with it.

Police said the suspect was last seen entering a silver four-door sedan which left the parking lot west on South Church Street toward Guilford County.

It appears that the suspect vehicle has aftermarket rims and a silver front license plate with an unknown emblem.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500 or Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100.