Taylor police investigating smash-and-grab at Kohl's store

Jewelry stolen

TAYLOR, Mich. – Police are investigating after jewelry was stolen from a Kohl's in Taylor.

  • Video from the incident is available above.

Taylor police responded to the scene Sunday at 6:30 p.m. after a report came in about a smash-and-grab in the building.

The loss prevention witness at Kohl's said he saw two men walk through the south entrance doors, approach the jewelry counter and shatter the glass with a hammer.

The first man was described as being a black man, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, wearing a black hoodie, black mechanic gloves and gray sweatpants.

The second man was described as being a black man, 6 feet tall, wearing a black and gray hoodie with a blue stripe, orange gloves and black pants.

The witness said the first man pointed at the jewelry counter and the second man used a hammer to smash the counter. The second man fled toward the entrance while the first man grabbed jewelry from inside the counter.

Both men fled toward the south entrance doors, ran through an alley and got inside a vehicle on the north side of the building. The vehicle appeared to be a dark-colored minivan, the witness told police.

Another witness said she saw the two men approach the jewelry counter and that the first man yelled "go" while the second man smashed the counter.

It is unknown how much jewelry the men allegedly got away with.

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