Man Dons Woman's Wig and Kilt, Robs Jewelry Store

The store's owner tells NBC10 that the man threatened to kill her if she didn't get down on the floor.

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    Police say a man dressed in a wig and kilt robbed a jewelry store owner at gunpoint Thursday night. Officers believe that the store was targeted. NBC10's Dawn Timmeney reports from Delphine Gallery in Chestnut Hill.

    Philadelphia Police are looking for a man who allegedly dressed up like a woman and robbed a jewelry store in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia Thursday around dinnertime.

    The owner of Delphine Gallery, a jewelry store on Germantown Avenue, tells NBC10 that at 5 p.m., a man wearing a woman's wig and a blue kilt walked into her store and threatened her life before robbing her of $50,000 worth of jewels.

    Vicky Spangler, owner, says she was threatened and robbed at gunpoint while people were sitting on a bench right outside, unaware of what was happening in the store.

    The suspect fled the scene after getting his hands on the jewelry.

    Northwest Detectives are reviewing surveillance video from a nearby business.