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Dapper bandits steal jewelry at South Coast Plaza

June 15, 2005

Two well-dressed bandits, one armed with a handgun, robbed a South

Coast Plaza jewelry store Monday evening, police said.

The men entered the store near Carousel Court just after 8 p.m.

Monday, Sgt. Marty Carver said.

One displayed a handgun and told a clerk to give him all the

store's jewelry as a second man kept lookout, Carver said.

The first man stuffed jewelry into his jacket pockets and into two

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shopping bags, police said. Both fled toward a parking structure,

dropping some of the jewelry on the way, police said.

A witness reported that the two fled in a late-model Dodge

Intrepid with no license plates.

The first suspect is described as a black man in his mid-20s, 5

feet 8 inches, 185 pounds, wearing a white dress shirt, a black tie,

a tan jacket and carrying a silver-colored revolver. The second

suspect is described as a black man also in his mid-20s, 6 feet 3

inches, 195 pounds, wearing a white dress shirt, a black tie and a

black slacks.

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