ENCINITAS–Authorities are searching for two men wanted in connection with a jewelry store burglary in Encinitas.
The burglary took place September 15 between 2 and 3 a.m. at Three Sisters Jewelry Store in the 900 block of South Coast Highway 101, according to authorities.
Two men broke into the business by cutting a hole in the wall in the back of the store. They took $7,000 worth of jewelry. Damage to the store is estimated at $800.
They were seen casing the store just before the burglary. One suspect is seen in surveillance video posing as a maintenance worker. He was wearing a yellow fluorescent vest, white hard hat, light colored pants and t-shirt. He was also carrying a stick used to pick up trash from the ground.
The second suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans.
They left in a black four-door car, possibly a late 1990s Lexus.
If you recognize these suspects, you can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward that leads to a felony arrest. Call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.
Anonymous email and text messages can be sent in via www.sdcrimestoppers.org.