Suspects sought after gold rings stolen in Winston-Salem

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611 Waughtown St. in Winston-Salem (Google Maps)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police said they are looking for two men accused of stealing gold rings from a business Monday morning in Winston-Salem.

Officials said one of the suspects used a hammer to smash a display case at TnT Vacuum Cleaners and Gold around 9:30 a.m. at 611 Waughtown St. and a second suspect acted as a lookout.

Police said the suspect who smashed the display case grabbed the tray of gold and put it in his book bag. Officials said both ran out of the store.

A witness told police the suspects left in a grey Jeep Liberty with black top and were last seen headed west on Waughtown Street.

The first suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark hooded jacket with white stripes, a beige or grey baseball cap, a dust mask, rubber gloves, black pants and black shoes with white soles.

The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a black coat with yellow trim, a dust mask, rubber gloves, a black T-shirt and black pants.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call the Winston-Salem Police Department at 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at 727-2800.

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