SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and San Diego police are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate a suspect wanted for stealing diamonds from a jewelry store in the downtown area of San Diego.
On June 9, at approximately 1 p.m., a male walked into the Exclusive Diamonds By Carter store located at 861 6th Avenue in San Diego. The male was speaking to the salesperson about various diamonds. The salesperson showed the male diamonds from the display case. The salesperson was briefly distracted while looking for information about the diamonds. The male then took two of the diamonds and told the salesperson he had to use his cell phone and left the store. The salesperson realized that the diamonds were stolen after the male had left. The two diamonds were valued together at $12,500.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 25-years-old, five feet, nine to five feet, eleven inches tall, 170 to 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. The suspect was wearing a red hat with sunglasses over the front of the hat, a white collared shirt with the sleeves rolled up, brown cargo shorts, and black and neon yellow colored tennis shoes. The suspect has large visible tattoos on his right forearm and on the back of his right leg.
Anyone with information on this case should call the San Diego Police Department’s Central Division at (619) 744-9500 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case. Anonymous email and text messages can be sent via www.sdcrimestoppers.org.