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Reward increases for info on Roman Jewelers heist

Published On: Jul 12 2013 10:49:32 AM EDT

The reward has grown for information on a Hunterdon County jewelry store robbery.

The Crime Stoppers of Hunterdon County, along with the county prosecutor's office, is increasing the money rewarded to $5,000.

Five black men, armed with handguns, took over the Roman Jewelers on Route 12 around `12:20 p.m. on May 5, police said.


Customers and employees were inside the store at the time of the break-in, police said.

According to Hunterdon County prosecutor Anthony Kearns, “The FBI, as well as detectives from the Flemington Police Department and the Hunterdon County prosecutor’s office, are currently working several leads and are requesting assistance from anyone that may have witnessed anything near Roman Jewelers or has information on the suspects. Somebody out there knows the identity of these suspects.”

Anyone who may have witnessed anything or may have come in contact with the individuals and vehicles described in this release are asked to contact the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Office at (908) 788-1129.

All tips are anonymous and kept confidential. Anonymous tipsters can still collect reward money from Crime Stoppers without revealing their identity.