Masked Suspects Rob Watch Store at KOP Mall | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Masked Suspects Rob Watch Store at KOP Mall

Police say several masked men, armed with sledge hammers and guns, broke open glass cases and robbed the Tourneau watch store.



    (Published Tuesday, April 17, 2012)

    Montgomery County Police are investigating a smash and grab burglary inside a high-end watch store at the King of Prussia Mall.

    It happened Friday around 8 p.m. at the Tourneau Inc. watch store. On the surveillance video, you see five masked men enter the store. They allegedly restrained the security guard at gunpoint as they proceeded to smash glass display cases with sledge hammers and remove numerous watches, police said.

    The robbery lasted less than a minute and the suspects fled the store, according to investigators.

    Police say the store security guard suffered a minor injury after being struck by one of the suspects. No other injuries were reported.

    Jewelry Store Robbed At KOP Mall

    [PHI] Jewelry Store Robbed At KOP Mall
    Upper Merion police are investigating this jewelry store robbery. It took place at Tourneau, a high-end watch store inside the mall. Witnesses say they saw several masked men break through the display case inside Tourneau. NBC10's Katy Zachry reports.
    (Published Friday, April 13, 2012)

    Police have made no arrests. No word yet on what the suspects got away with.

    In July of last year there was a similar robbery at the same jewelry store. Three men entered the store and ordered employees and customers down on the ground. One of the suspects brandished a weapon. The suspects also broke through the display case with a hammer and stole 18 watches valued at $600,000, according to police. The men left the store and also ran through an employee service door, according to police.

    If you have any information on either incident, please call Upper Merion Police at 610-265-3232.

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