Up to $230,000 in jewelry, designer purses stolen in Arcadia Nodstrom store break-in

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ARCADIA — Police are seeking three burglars who broke into a Nordstrom store at a shopping mall in Arcadia Tuesday and stole as much as $230,000 worth of jewelry and designer purses.
Police responded about 4:10 a.m. to an alarm at the store, inside the Westfield Santa Anita shopping mall at 400 S. Baldwin Avenue, Arcadia police Lt. Mike Castro said in a written statement.
0102_NWS_PSN-L-NORDSTROMBURG2cropOfficers found a window on the west side of the department store had been smashed out.
Inside the store, the jewelry cases were smashed and an unknown amount of jewelry was stolen,” Castro said. Nordstrom officials initially estimated the thieves made off with between $100,000 and $200,000 worth of jewelry.
The burglars also helped themselves to designer purses, initially valued at between $20,000 and $30,000, Castro said.
“Nordstrom surveillance video shows three suspects wearing dark clothing entering the store,” Castro said. “The suspects exited an emergency exit that activated the alarm.”
0102_NWS_PSN-L-NORDSTROMBURG4cropA further description of the burglars was not available Wednesday, Sgt. Kollin Cieadla said.
Anyone with information was asked to contact the Arcadia Police Department at 626-574-5150. Tips may also be submitted anonymously via L.A. Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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