Man smashes glass case at Tiffany & Co. in Troy's Somerset Collection with hammer, steals jewelry

Robber attempted to pepper spray guard

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TROY, Mich. – Troy police are searching for the man who robbed the high-end jewelry store Tiffany & Co. at Somerset Collection on Monday. 

The suspect used a hammer to break into a glass jewelry case at Tiffany & Co., police say. He then grabbed a handful of jewelry and fled the scene after smashing the glass case. 

According to police, the suspect attempted to use pepper spray on a guard, but failed. Police are uncertain about the total value in jewelry that was taken, but believe it is significant. 

Police say they were called to Tiffany & Co. at around 8:30 p.m. Monday on a report of a smash and grab. The suspect is described as a black man in his 30s.

If you have any information, call Troy police. 

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