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CCPD investigates pawn shop theft

Posted at 6:23 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 19:41:29-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — Corpus Christi police are looking for a man stole jewelry from a local pawn shop.

The incident happened at a pawn shop business located in the 4300 block of Ayers Street around 5:30 p.m.

Police at the scene said a Hispanic male suspect walked into the business, pulled out a hammer, and smashed a jewelry case. The suspect then took an unknown amount of jewelry and ran away from the scene.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance video of the incident.

A sign posted at the front door of the business stated the business was closed.

As of Monday evening, police have not located the suspect.